I don’t eat many sides from the grocery store deli but I will always be up for the various Greek pasta salads.
I make this pretty often but my produce usually just reflects what I have on hand. It comes together fairly easily and quickly. It also tastes better the longer everything marries.
Half a box of orzo
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
1/2 cucumber, finely chopped
1/4 tomato, finely chopped
1/3-1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp lemon zest (optional)
1/2 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tsp chopped cilantro (optional)
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried mint
Salt and pepper, to taste
Pinch of crushed red pepper (optional)
Chop your veggies
Boil and drain your orzo, rinse under cold water.
Combine dressing ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Combine all ingredients plus dressing. Toss with a wooden spoon or a spatula.