Watermelon and Feta Orzo Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 252.6
  • Total Fat: 13.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.8 mg
  • Sodium: 236.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 6.7 g

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Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 cup orzo pasta
    1/2 cup Lemon-Shallot Vinaigrette
    3 cups seeded and diced watermelon
    4 cups firmly packed arugula
    4 oz. crumbled feta cheese

    Lemon-Shallot Vinaigrette:
    1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
    1 minced shallot
    1 cup olive oil
    1/4 cup ,minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
    1 tbsp. honey
    1 tbsp. whole grain Dijon mustard
    salt and pepper to taste

Tips

To make vinaigrette:Stir together lemon juice and shallot. Let stand 5 minutes. Whisk in olive oil, parsley, honey, and Dijon mustard. Add salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate in airtight container up to 1 week.

Makes about 2 cups.


Directions

1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
2. Toss together hot pasta and Lemon-Shallot Vinaigrette in a large bowl. Cover and chill pasta mixture 3 to 24 hours.
3. Gently toss together watermelon, arugula, feta cheese and pasta mixture just before serving; add salt and pepper to taste.

Serving Size: 6 servings

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