5 from 1 vote
salmon orzo
Salmon Orzo with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Avocado and Feta {Gluten-Free}
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

Salmon orzo with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Avocados and Feta is one of my favorite dinner meals. Impress your guests with a flavorful and fragrant pasta that only takes 30 minutes to make.

Course: Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine: American, dairy-free, gluten free, Healthy
Servings: 4
Calories: 649 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
Ingredients
  • 1 pound salmon fillet
  • 8 oz orzo use a gluten-free pasta, for gluten-free version
  • 1 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1 1/4 cup cubed feta cheese in oil and spices if you only have a block of feta, cut up into cubes and cover with olive oil and italian seasoning
  • 1 avocado cubed
  • 3 teaspoons soy sauce divided
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Marinate salmon for 20 minutes - 1 hour in 2 teaspoons soy sauce, juice of half a lemon and salt and pepper.
  2. Cook orzo according to package directions, drain and set aside.
  3. Pan fry or grill salmon on medium heat 4-5 minutes per side (depending on thickness).
  4. Cut up cooked salmon into cubes or rectangular strips.
  5. In a large bowl combine orzo, salmon, sun-dried tomatoes, feta, avocado.
  6. Pour 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon soy sauce, and a splash of lemon juice on top.
  7. Mix and enjoy!
  8. **(If mixture is too dry add some oil from sun-dried tomatoes)
Nutrition Facts
Salmon Orzo with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Avocado and Feta {Gluten-Free}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 649 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 104mg 35%
Sodium 899mg 37%
Potassium 1906mg 54%
Total Carbohydrates 64g 21%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 14g
Protein 41g 82%
Vitamin A 11.1%
Vitamin C 19.2%
Calcium 29.3%
Iron 26.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.