Curried Orzo Salad

Salmon & Curried Orzo Salad Recipe

Flavorful arugula greens with curried zucchini and omega 3-rich salmon pair perfectly with a light and tangy yogurt-dill dressing.



  • 1 container Organic Baby Arugula
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Madras curry powder
  • Coarse salt
  • Ground pepper
  • 1 1/4 pounds zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound boneless salmon filets, poached
  • 1 cup orzo pasta, cooked according to directions on package and cooled


  • In a large bowl, whisk together two tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice and curry powder.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add zucchini and red onion.
  • Toss to coat, and let marinate while poaching salmon.
  • In a medium stock pot, bring two quarts of water to a boil.
  • Add salmon and lemon halves, and reduce to a simmer.
  • Cook salmon for eight minutes or until cooked to desired doneness.
  • Once salmon is cooked, remove from water and drain on paper towels
  • Let rest.
  • Break salmon into zucchini mixture, and toss to coat.
  • Lightly dress Fresh Express Organic Baby Arugula and orzo pasta in a small amount of yogurt dressing and separate onto four plates.
  • Top the arugula with the salmon and zucchini salad.
  • Drizzle the salad with two teaspoons of the yogurt dressing and serve.

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup plain low fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 Tabslespoons red wine vinegar

Dressing Instructions:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together remaining olive oil, dill and yogurt.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and set aside.
 (1 Review)
Average Rating 4 out of 5
Srishti D.
Jan 13, 2018 (3 years 6 months ago)
Healthy and great taste. :) Will visit again soon!
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Leonie B.
Jul 08, 2019 (2 years 2 weeks ago)
I need a job please
Leonie B.
Jul 08, 2019 (2 years 2 weeks ago)
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