This Grain Free Greek Orzo Salad is a delicious gluten free and grain free pasta salad with Jovial Foods cassava orzo, cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, black olives, and a homemade Greek dressing. Omit the feta to make this paleo and dairy free!

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Grain free greek orzo pasta salad

I love a good fresh pasta salad – especially Greek pasta salad! When Jovial Foods recently launched their new grain free pasta line (made with cassava flour), I knew I had to make this using their orzo! These tiny rice-like noodles are so delicious paired with tomatoes, red onion, black olives, cucumbers, feta, and a homemade Greek dressing. You can certainly omit the feta to keep this paleo and dairy free!

grain free greek orzo salad

You can click HERE to check out Jovial Food’s new line of grain free pastas! They are free from gluten, grains, the top 8 allergens, legumes, gums, and lectins! Such a game changer for those of us who do better without all of those things 🙂

What Ingredients do I need to make this Grain Free Greek Orzo Salad?

For the dressing:

  • Olive oil
  • Red wine vinegar
  • dijon mustard
  • lemon
  • minced garlic
  • oregano
  • salt

That’s it! The dressing can be made ahead of time and you can toss it all together when you’re ready to serve. This pasta salad also holds up really well in the fridge! Sometimes gluten free pasta can get hard when it sits in the fridge, but not this orzo. We enjoyed it for 3 days after I made it!

This recipe serves 6 people!

I served this with my Garlic Butter Dill Shrimp and it was one of the best dinners I’ve had in a LONG time! Highly recommend serving with chicken, shrimp, or any other protein! You can also serve on its own as a lovely vegetarian meal.

If you make this meal, be sure to tag me on Instagram @maryswholelife so I can see your creations!




Grain Free Greek Orzo Salad

This delicious Greek orzo salad is grain free, gluten free, and has a dairy free option. It is the perfect summer side dish!
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  • 2 boxes Jovial Foods Grain Free Orzo Pasta
  • 1 large cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup sliced olives
  • ½ cup diced red onion
  • ½ cup feta, omit for dairy free
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh dill

Greek Dressing

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp sea salt


  • Cook the orzo according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • Meanwhile, chop your veggies. Combine all of the dressing ingredients and whisk well.
  • Combine the cooked pasta, veggies, dressing, dill, and feta and mix well. Serve immediately, or chill and serve when you're ready! Enjoy!


This pasta salad will stay good in the fridge for up to 4 days.


Calories: 697kcal, Carbohydrates: 115g, Protein: 16g, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 11mg, Sodium: 509mg, Potassium: 195mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 497IU, Vitamin C: 13mg, Calcium: 94mg, Iron: 3mg