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Chicken and Orzo Pasta Salad with Parmesan-Peppercorn Vinaigrette

Chicken and Orzo Pasta Salad with Parmesan-Peppercorn Vinaigrette Recipe

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Prep/Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4
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1/4 cup pine nuts
1/2 cup halved, pitted Kalamata olives
1/2 cup coarsely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon small (nonpareil) capers, drained and rinsed
Salt to taste
6 cups salad spinach, stems removed
Freshly shredded Parmesan cheese for garnish
For the Pasta
1 cup orzo
For the Vinaigrette
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1/2 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper, or to taste


  1. Cook the orzo according to package instructions.
  2. Toast the pine nuts on the stovetop in a dry skillet over medium heat, stirring or tossing for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. To prepare the vinaigrette, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, and garlic in a large bowl.  Stir in the Parmesan cheese and pepper.When the orzo is done, drain well.  Rinse with cool water; drain again.  Add to the large bowl. Stir in the pine nuts, chicken, olives, onion, capers, and salt.  Taste and adjust the seasoning.
  4. To serve, arrange the spinach on plates.  Top with the orzo-chicken salad and garnish with Parmesan cheese.

Note

Adapted from a recipe in The Complete 15-Minute Gourmet: Creative Cuisine Made Fast and Fresh by Paulette Mitchell.




  • Serving Size 252g

  • Servings Per Recipe 4

  • Amount Per Serving (* % of Daily Value)

  • Calories 620

  • Total Fat 29g (45%)

  • Saturated Fat 5g (25%)

  • Trans Fat 0g

  • Cholesterol 75mg (25%)

  • Sodium 1040mg (43%)

  • Total Carbohydrate 62g (21%)

  • Dietary Fiber 11g

  • Sugars 5g

  • Protein 29g

  • Vitamin A %

  • Vitamin C %

  • Calcium %

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  • * Percent of Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    ** This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label may vary slightly.




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