Amanda Freitag features Orzo Pasta Salad, as seen on Food Network Kitchen Live.
Recipe courtesy of Amanda Freitag

Orzo Pasta Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings (Makes 3 cups)



  1. Prepare the orzo according to the package directions, taking care to salt the water generously. Drain and set aside to cool to room temperature.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the orzo with the rest of the ingredients and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Use your clean hands or two large spoons to mix it carefully. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary. 
  3. Refrigerate the pasta salad for at least 15 to 20 minutes before serving.