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Summer Orzo Salad


  • 1 box orzo
  • 1/2 red onion, minced
  • 2 oranges, peeled, divided into segments, and chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, minced
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and fresh cracked pepper for seasoning


  1. In a large stock pot, bring water to a boil and cook orzo until al dente, about 9 minutes.  Drain orzo and allow to cool while preparing vegetables.
  2. Place red onion, oranges, pepper,  and avocado in a large bowl and combine.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, lime juice, and cumin and pour over salad.  Mix to combine.
  4. Sprinkle cilantro over salad and season with salt and pepper to taste.