Broccoli Rabe and Orzo Salad

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Lemon, oregano and feta add zing to broccoli rabe tossed with whole-wheat orzo.

Broccoli Rabe and Orzo Salad
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 20 minutes

  • 1/2 cup orzo , preferably whole-wheat

  • 1 bunch broccoli rabe (about 1 pound), trimmed and chopped

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic , minced

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add orzo and cook 3 minutes less than the package directions. Add broccoli rabe; cook 3 minutes more. Drain in a colander and gently press out as much water as possible.

  2. Heat oil in the pot over medium heat. Add garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add oregano, salt, pepper, the broccoli rabe and orzo. Cook, stirring, until heated through, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in feta and lemon juice.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size
about 3/4 cup
20 g
10 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
8 g
8 mg
Dietary Fiber
6 g
247 mg
288 mg
4 servings
about 3/4 cup each
1 starch
1 vegetable
2 fat
Vitamin A
61% daily value
Vitamin C
45% dv

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