The Best Vegan Orzo Spring Salad

The Best Vegan Orzo Spring Salad is the new salad on the block you need for warmer weather! you have heard me say it before and i will keep saying it, i am team no sad salads.

from the fabulous vinaigrette made from fresh ingredients like lemon, garlic and tahini to the incredible combination of foods, this salad will become your go-to.

The Best Vegan Orzo Spring Salad is made with all kinds of goodies and will wow anyone you serve it to!

if you want to take this salad to a get together or something, you can always double the recipe to serve a larger group of people.

if you’re eating The Best Vegan Orzo Spring Salad as a side dish, my recipe should easily serve 6-8 people.

however, if you’re eating the salad for a meal, i would say maybe 4-5.

personally, i envision this salad as my food anthem all spring and summer long. it’s the perfect contribution to any potluck, cookout and more.

the bulk of the salad is comprised of cucumber, cherry tomatoes, vegan cheese, kalalmata olives, navy beans and orzo.

if this exact combination doesn’t suit you, feel free to make any substitutions!

when it comes to the vegan cheese, i cut miyoko’s vegan mozzarella into tiny cubes. a great alternative would be violife feta, the flavors would be fabulous.

the vinaigrette is just as simple as the salad by the way. it’s made with lemon juice, avocado oil, tahini, red wine vinegar, garlic, sea salt and pepper.

yes, it really is that simple to make and packs some serious bold flavor, you’ll love it.

here’s everything you need to make The Best Vegan Orzo Spring Salad

cooked orzo

kalamata olives

cherry tomatoes or something similar


navy beans or any beans you want

vegan mozzarella

lemon juice


avocado oil

red wine vinegar


sea salt and pepper

if you love The Best Vegan Orzo Spring Salad, then try these other recipes from my blog!

Vegan Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad Pitas

Smashed Potato Kale Caesar Salad

Roasted Tofu Kale Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Nourishing Kale Salad with Cilantro Peanut Dressing

The Best Creamy Vegan Potato Salad

Easy Veggie Pasta Salad with Tahini Dressing

Vegan Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Vegan Caprese Quinoa Salad

Hearty Winter Potato and Lentil Salad

Vegan Greek Village Pasta Salad

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The Best Vegan Orzo Spring Salad

Recipe by MaryCourse: Lunch u0026amp; Dinner, SaladsDifficulty: Easy


Prep time




  • 2 cups cooked orzo

  • 1 large cucumber cut into small pieces

  • 2 and 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes cut in half

  • 1 cup kalamata olives

  • 1 can rinsed and drained navy beans

  • 1 block (8 ounces) vegan mozzarella cheese cut into small pieces

  • vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil

  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 2 tbsp runny tahini

  • juice of one small lemon

  • 2 minced garlic cloves

  • sea salt and pepper to taste


  • cook the orzo according to package directions.
  • add all salad ingredients to a large mixing bowl.
  • whisk the vinaigrette ingredients together and pour over the salad ingredients.
  • mix well and serve cold or room temp! store in the fridge in an airtight container. it’s even better the next day!

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