Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lemony Orzo- Veggie Salad with Chicken


Serves 4 ( about 1-1/4 c. = 7 points +)

  • 3/4 c. uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1/4 tsp. grated lemon rind
  • 3 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed garlic
  • 1/4 tsp. honey
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 c. shredded skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 1/2 c. diced English cucumber
  • 1/2 c. chopped orange bell pepper
  • 1/3 c. sliced green onions
  • 1 tsp. dried dill
  • 1/2 c. crumbled goat cheese

Cook orzo; drain and rinse with cold water. Place in a large bowl.

While orzo cooks, combine lemon rind and next 6 ingredients ( through pepper), stirring with a whisk. Drizzle juice mixture over orzo; toss to coat.
Add chicken and next 4 ingredients ( through dill), toss to combine. Sprinkle with goat cheese.

adapted from "Cooking Light"


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  2. This was delicious. I will definitely be making it again. Thanks for posting it.


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