Kale and Orzo Salad in a bowl

A taste of Mediterranean summer

Kale & Orzo Salad

Salads, Crowd Pleasers, Mediterranean, Calorie Conscious, Sodium Conscious

  • 8 minutes
  • 6 servings

Kale is such a versatile side, and this delicious combination of Mediterranean flavors could become a summer staple.


  1. Cook orzo in salted, boiling water just until tender, about 7 minutes.
  2. Tear kale directly into colander in sink and when orzo is done, pour over kale. Toss under cool running water, then shake out excess water. Transfer to large bowl.
  3. Add onions, olives and their juice, dressing and Feta, and toss to combine. Season to taste.

Or, Try This

  • If you buy packaged, torn kale, use 4 cups packed.
  • Leftovers? Mix 1 cup orzo salad with some shredded rotisserie chicken and 1 tablespoon heavy cream and pop in the microwave to heat through, about 1 minute. Garnish with toasted pine nuts.

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