Minted Squash-Orzo Salad

Prep time 15 min. Level Easy serves 8

Minted Squash-Orzo Salad
Minted Squash-Orzo Salad

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

Ingredients

  • Kosher Salt

  • 1 1/2

    cups Orzo pasta

  • 4

    Tbsp. garlic flavored olive oil

  • 1

    large yellow squash, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced Can use frozen.

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • 6

    ounces crumbled feta cheese (about 1 1/4 cups)

  • 3/4

    cups fresh mint leaves, chopped, plus more for topping

Directions

Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil over medium heat. Stir in the orzo and cook as the label directs. Drain in a colander and rinse under cold water until cool. Drain, shake off the excess water and transfer to a large bowl. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons garlic olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the squash, season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until it begins to brown, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temp. Add the squash to the bowl with the orzo. Stir in three-quarters of the feta, the mint , the remaining 2 tablespoons garlic olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste. top with remaining feta and more mint.

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