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Orzo with Kryssos Feta and Olives


Orzo with Kryssos Feta and Olives
Featuring a lemony dressing and Kryssos Feta and Kalamata Pitted Olives, this pasta salad is the perfect complement to any Mediterranean-inspired meal. Serve it immediately at room temperature, or chill the salad and serve it cold.
Ingredients
  1. 1½ cups tri-color orzo
  2. 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  3. 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  4. 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  5. 1 medium shallot, diced
  6. 5 tablespoons olive oil
  7. 3 tablespoons chopped dill
  8. ⅓ cup chopped red bell pepper
  9. 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
  10. 1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves
  11. 1 cup Kryssos Kalamata Pitted Olives, sliced
  12. 1 medium English cucumber, peeled, sliced, and quartered
  13. 4 ounces Kryssos Feta, crumbled
Instructions
  1. Boil 3 quarts water in a large saucepan. Add orzo and cook 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together lemon zest, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, shallot, olive oil, and dill. Set aside.
  3. Drain orzo and cool to room temperature. Fold in bell pepper, tomatoes, mint, olives, cucumber, and feta. Toss salad with dressing.
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Kryssos Mediterranean

The Kryssos Mediterranean collection features delicious and nourishing recipe and snacking opportunities that evoke the essence of the Mediterranean region. Rich in culture and food history, The Kryssos Mediterranean collection has contributed something special to the colorful, vibrant tapestry that is Mediterranean cuisine. Key components of this flavor-rich Mediterranean line include heart-healthy olives and feta and protein-rich hummus.