Easy Greek Pasta Salad

Introduce your kiddos to Mediterranean flavors with this easy to make, ready in 10-minute Greek Orzo Pasta Salad.  One of the reasons we love this pasta salad recipe is that you can easily change up the recipe with different veggies & dressings! Let the kiddos customize to their likely! Getting the kids involved in the prepping and assembling of this salad is a great way to empower them in the kitchen.

To complete the lunchbox serve with hummus, pita and a clementine.

Key Ingredients:

Easy substitutions and additions in Greek Pasta Salad:

  • Pasta – don’t like orzo? No problem, use your preferred pasta.
  • Red or sweet onions
  • Sweet or bell peppers
  • Use 1/4 cup red wine vinegar and 1/4 olive oil instead of Greek Vinaigrette

How long are leftovers good in the refrigerator?

You can store leftovers in the fridge for about 4-5 days. That’s why this is a great meal prep or lunch recipe, you can make this easy Greek Pasta Salad on Sunday night and serve it in lunchboxes for several days.

Nutrition Tip: Peas have low sodium and high fiber punch, making recipes more satisfying and filling.

Try this Mediterranean Lentil Salad for a protein-packed spin.

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Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Greek Orzo Pasta Salad

Amber Gray
Introduce your kiddos to Mediterranean flavors with this 10-minute Greek Orzo Pasta Salad. Easily change up the recipe with different veggies & dressings!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Lunchbox Ideas
Servings 12 servings
Calories 136 kcal


  • 1 12 oz. box orzo, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 cucumber chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas thawed
  • 1 cup chopped baby kale
  • 1 15.5 oz. can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup Kalamata olives halved
  • 1 cup low-fat feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Greek vinaigrette


  • Combine orzo, tomato, cucumber, peas, kale, beans, olives, cheese and dressing in large bowl. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes before serving


Serving: 1gCalories: 136kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 6gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 285mgFiber: 3gSugar: 3g
Keyword easy recipes, greek, lunch recipes, pasta salad
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