Lemony Spinach Orzo Salad

PACK'D Lemony Spinach Orzo Salad served in a large bowl

This dish, featuring fresh ingredients and bold flavours, is a breeze to whip up and serves four. In just 20 minutes, you'll have a meal that's not only delicious but also packed with nutrients.

Combining the goodness of PACK'D Organic frozen Spinach with cherry tomatoes, green olives, pumpkin seeds, and vegan feta, all brought together with a zesty lemon dressing. Ideal for a healthy lunch or light dinner, this orzo dish will become a staple in your kitchen.

Serves: 4

  • Prep: 5 mins 
  • Cook: 15 mins 
  • Total: 20 mins 
  • Storage: Tupperware in the fridge for 2 days


  • 1 cup (220g) dried orzo
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup (90g) frozen Pack’d Organic frozen Spinach
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup (180g) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup (35g) green olives, pitted + halved
  • 1/4 cup (40g) pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • 2 tbsp packed fresh basil, shredded
  • 1/3 cup vegan feta


  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • Good pinch of salt and pepper to taste


Cook orzo in a pan of salted boiling water as per the packet instructions. Drain and rinse. Allow to cool. Toss with a drizzle of olive oil to prevent sticking.

Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to a non-stick pan.

Add garlic for 30 seconds - 1 minute until fragrant. Add spinach, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper and cook for 1 - 2 minutes or until the spinach is warm. Allow to cool.

Mix the dressing together in a small bowl.

Toss cooled spinach, tomatoes, olives, pumpkin seeds, basil and dressing through the orzo and top with vegan feta.

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