Weight Watchers Orzo Salad with Vegetables

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 10 min 6
Weight Watchers Orzo Salad with Vegetables
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1/2 cup Orzo, dry
3 tomato Plum tomatoes (chopped)
1 cup Artichoke hearts, canned (drained, chopped)
1 cup Spinach (chopped)
2 green onion (stem) Green onion (chopped)
1/2 cup, crumbled Feta cheese
1 tbsp drained Capers, canned
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (dressing)
2 tbsp Lemon juice (dressing)
1 tsp, leaves Tarragon, dried (dressing - or 1 tbsp. minced fresh tarragon)
2 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (dressing)
1/2 tsp Salt (dressing)
1 dash Black pepper (dressing)


Cook orzo according to the package directions in plenty of salted water.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, artichokes, spinach, onions, cheese and capers.

In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.

When the orzo is cooked, drain it in a colander and then run it under cold water to cool it slightly. Add the drained cooled orzo to the vegetable mixture.

Pour dressing over the salad and toss it well to coat. Chill until serving.

* Weight Watchers Friendly

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 144
Calories from fat 70
Calories from saturated fat 24.0
Total Fat 7.7 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Cholesterol 11.8 mg
Sodium 477 mg
Potassium 257 mg
Total Carbohydrate 14.7 g
Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
Sugars 2.2 g
Protein 5.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.4
Milk Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 0.8

Energy sources