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- 3/4 cup orzo
- 1 (15 ounce) can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
- 1 large tomato, diced (1 cup)
- 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
- 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
- 1/2 seedless cucumber, halved lengthwise, cored, and diced (1 cup)
- 1/2 cup pitted kalamata olive, slivered
- 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
- 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped oregano
- 2 -3 cups romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped
- 1/2 lb feta, crumbled (1 cup)
- 1Cook orzo according to package instructions. Drain in a sieve and rinse under cold water until cool.
- 2Toss black-eyed peas, tomato, and parsley with vinegar, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Marinate, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes.
- 3Meanwhile, toss together orzo, remaining tablespoon oil, cucumber, olives, onion, lemon zest and juice, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl.
- 4I serve it with the romaine in the bowls first, topped with a layer of orzo mixture, layer of black-eyed-pea mixture, and finished topped with feta but you can also mix it all together if you prefer.
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Nutritional Facts for Greek Salad With Orzo and Black-Eyed Peas
Serving Size: 1 (355 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 455.3
- Calories from Fat 197
- Total Fat 21.9 g
- Saturated Fat 9.9 g
- Cholesterol 50.5 mg
- Sodium 1084.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 47.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 6.7 g
- Sugars 6.0 g
- Protein 18.5 g