Strawberry Orzo Salad


Last Updated on June 21, 2021

This strawberry orzo salad is a summer staple! A delicious side dish filled with fresh chunks of strawberries, feta cheese, and crunchy slivered almonds. This salad is fresh, flavorful, and perfect with your favorite grilled protein!

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Strawberry Orzo Salad

If you’re not a huge fan of fruit in your dishes, this strawberry orzo salad may change you! The flavors just scream summer, and are definitely a crowd please.

The strawberries add the perfect sweetness, while balancing out the saltiness of the feta cheese. I served this dish last week with a piece of broiled salmon, and it was the most delicious dinner for a hot summer night.

strawberry orzo salad

Ingredients you’ll need for this orzo salad

For the orzo salad:

  • orzo pasta– you can use regular orzo, or swap your favorite gluten-free kind!
  • olive oil
  • water or vegetable broth
  • strawberries 
  • kale 
  • red onion 
  • crumbled feta or goat cheese
  • slivered almonds

For the vinaigrette dressing:

  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • red wine vinegar
  • dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper

These few simple ingredients leave your with the most flavorful dish!

strawberry orzo salad

The best part about this recipe is that it gets better over time. You can enjoy it cold or at room temperature, and prepare it 3-4 days in advance. It’s an easy meal prep to keep in the fridge, and can be served in so many different ways.

It’s gluten-free friendly, and can be made vegan by swapping your favorite plant-based feta cheese. You guys are going to love this recipe- it’s going to be on repeat all summer!

What to pair with your strawberry orzo salad:

Lemon Parmesan Crusted Fish

BBQ Spiced Salmon

Buffalo Tofu Nuggets

Lentil Burgers

strawberry orzo salad

I can’t wait for you guys to try this salad! This recipe is sponsored by California Strawberries, and can be found on their website by clicking here!


  1. Briana

    Can you use something other than Kale? I don’t like it. lol

  2. Although strawberries are sweet, they taste delicious in savory dishes. This strawberry orzo salad looks absolutely delicious!

  3. Vanessa

    Hi, I dont believe the full recipe is posted but maybe I’m missing it?

    • Hey Vanessa, it’s linked all the way at the end right after the last orzo picture! It was made in partnership for a brand so its on their website 🙂

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