Orzo Broccoli Mushroom Feta Salad

Meatless Mondays: Orzo Broccoli Mushroom Feta Salad

Published On June 24, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Eating Healthy, Food, Recipes

Today is another Monday which means Recess is serving up another meat-free recipe.  What’s on today’s menu?  Orzo Broccoli Mushroom Feta Salad from the Organized Cook is both meatless and loaded with healthy ingredients.  If you’re not quite on board with the Meatless Mondays movement, check out our other meat-free recipes and you just might change your mind.

Orzo Broccoli Mushroom Feta Salad

Orzo Broccoli Mushroom Feta Salad courtesy of the Organized Cook

Orzo Broccoli Mushroom Feta Salad

Ingredients

    • Orzo Pasta- 1 cup (8 oz.)
    • baby spinach lettuce- 16 oz.
    • white mushrooms, sliced- 8 oz.
    • Feta cheese crumbles- 4 oz.
    • Lemon- 1/2 (or 1 teaspoon lemon juice)
    • salt- 1 teaspoon
    • olive oil- 3 tablespoons

Instructions

  1. Boil pasta in salted water until tender, then drain
  2. Heat oil in large heated saute pan
  3. Add spinach and mushrooms to saute until tender
  4. Transfer pasta to large mixing or salad bowl
  5. Once spinach is reduced (but not overcooked), add to pasta in bowl
  6. Add cheese
  7. Squeeze lemon over the top
  8. Toss

Are you going meatless on Mondays?  Tell us your thoughts.

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About The Author

UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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