• 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 1 cup Wattie’s frozen Baby Peas
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp liquid honey
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint or parsley
  • 410g can Wattie's Chunky Beetroot, drained
  • 50g feta, crumbled
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  1. Cook the orzo pasta in plenty of boiling water until just cooked (al dente). Drain well. Refresh in cold water. Drain and place in a bowl.
  2. Cook the Wattie’s frozen Baby Peas according to packet directions. Set aside to cool.
  3. Mix the olive oil, lemon juice, honey and mint or parsley together. Toss through the orzo pasta. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  4. Just before serving, gently mix through the drained Wattie’s Chunky Beetroot, baby peas, feta and red onion.

Top Tips

  • This recipe gets the Healthy Pick for Light Meals and Sides.
  • To make gluten free, replace orzo pasta with rice, cooking as per packet instructions.

Made With

Chunky Beetroot

Wattie’s Beetroot has long been a Kiwi favourite, grown with pride in the the rich soil of the Hawke’s Bay and harvested at their peak.

Rate and Review

15 Ratings

Reviews (15)

angela peters's Review | Rating

Very easy to make and very yummy!

Jill Tait's Review | Rating

Ditto Angela! This is so good :

Sharon Rimene's Review | Rating

AND ME!!!!! It is real yummy. I served this salad up at a family dinner and they all loved it. I did have an issue finding the pasta and I saw one that looked similar that was called Risoni. So I used that. Then I read in another recipe that Risoni also had another name oiza.

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Tina Bailey's Review | Rating

Very tasty and easy to make. I used Risoni as well which was easier to find. Plus for once, the finished product actually resembled the picture!

Maureen Powell's Review | Rating

Real easy to prepare,wonderful flavour.

Ailsa Lambert's Rating
Gaylene Street's Review | Rating

This is a lovely salad and very easy to make. I too used the pasta called Risoni which had a lovely texture to it.

Aileen's Rating
Alison's Review | Rating

Amazing, so yummy!

Tracey's Review | Rating

This is such a nice salad, easy to assemble and looks great too. It also makes a decent amount and tasted even better the next day!

leeann's Review | Rating

Very nice and filling too

Jenny's Review | Rating

Love this salad so easy to do and
Refreshing to eat and pleasing to the eye yum

Cecelia's Review | Rating


Olwen's Review | Rating

Very nice and tasty salad, easy to put together.