Lemon-Orzo Salad with Veggies and Chicken

Photo by Roxie B.
Adapted from ourbestbites.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Adapted from ourbestbites.com

Ingredients

  • 3/4

    C uncooked orzo pasta

  • 1/4

    tsp grated lemon rind

  • 3

    Tbs fresh lemon juice

  • 1

    Tbs extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2

    tsp kosher salt

  • 1/2

    tsp minced garlic

  • 1/4

    tsp honey

  • 1/8

    tsp black pepper

  • 1

    C cooked shredded or diced boneless, skinless chicken

  • 1/2

    C diced red pepper

  • 1/2

    C diced cucumber

  • 1/3

    C sliced green onions

  • 1

    Tbs chopped fresh dill, or 1 tsp dried dill

  • 1/2

    C crumbled feta cheese

Directions

Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water until pasta feels cool to the touch. Drain and place in a large salad bowl. While orzo cooks, combine lemon rind, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, garlic, honey, and black pepper. Whisk to combine. Add chicken, cucumber, green onions, and dill to pasta. Drizzle with dressing and toss to combine. Divide onto 4 plates and sprinkle with feta.

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