Pesto Orzo Salad

Pesto orzo salad with spinach is a refreshing summer salad bursting with fresh flavors!

It is easy and quick to make for a light summer salad or as a side dish for BBQs, picnics, and parties.


Great summer meal

Serve as a side dish, or add a protein like salmon for a light and easy summer dinner.


Cook orzo to "al dente" package directions. Rinse with cold water and add to a large bowl. Mix cooked orzo and pesto gently.

Stir in halved cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and olive oil.


Add spinach and olive oil to the bowl. Use salad tongs to mix everything. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


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