Cucumber Tomato Orzo Salad
"It’s the season of “fresh out of the garden” and there is no better way to use those cukes and tomatoes than in a summer cucumber and tomato salad. This salad is refreshing and perfect side for any backyard bbq."
-- @nictastingspoon


Prep time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 6


For the Salad

  • 2 cups chopped cucumber
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/ 2 small purple onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar, of choice
  • 1 pinch salt

Additional Add Ins

  • 1 cup orzo pasta, measured raw then cooked according to package directions
  • 1/ 2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/ 2 tablespoon chiffonade basil


  • Step 1

    In a bowl, mix together the cucumbers, tomatoes, onion. Add in your vinegar and salt, toss until coated.

  • Step 2

    Add in your pasta and additional add-ins. With a spoon carefully stir bottom-up to combine ingredients until evenly distributed. Serve immediately or cover with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.