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Orzo Pasta Salad with Salmon

This cold orzo pasta salad with salmon is an incredible summer dish. It's an easy and healthy lunch or dinner with a light lemony dressing.
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 445kcal


  • 200 g Salmon skinless and boneless
  • 1 Lemon juice and zest
  • 2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Chilli Flakes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 150 g Orzo
  • 70 g Rocket


  • Cook the orzo according to packet instructions. Run the orzo under cold water until cool.
  • Whisk together the lemon juice, zest, olive oil, a pinch of chilli flakes and some salt and pepper.
  • Flake the salmon. Toss with the orzo. Add the rocket and dressing and toss again. Serve.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the ingredients used.


Calories: 445kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 861mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 33.9mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2.6mg