Feta & Cranberry Orzo Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min


6 servings

Updated: Jan. 01, 2018
It takes only minutes to make this awesome pasta salad. While the orzo is cooking, assemble the rest of the ingredients and it will be ready to go. My husband devoured this side dish.—Antigone Papoutsis, Nederland, Texas
Feta & Cranberry Orzo Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper


  1. In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add orzo and return to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until orzo is tender; drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the orzo, feta, cranberries and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, salt and pepper. Pour over orzo mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 350 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 619mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 11g protein.