Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups orzo
  • 15 ounces garbanzo beans ((chickpeas) drained and rinsed) - x2 if main dish
  • 1/2 cup red onion (finely chopped )
  • 2 cups fresh spinach (chopped)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes (cut in half)
  • 3 baby cucumbers (diced)
  • 1 yellow pepper (diced)
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese (crumbled)
  • 4.5 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1.5 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1.5 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
Directions
  1. Cook orzo until tender. Cool.
  2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk.
  3. Combine orzo with remaining salad ingredients.
  4. Toss with dressing and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving