Summer Orzo Chicken Salad

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  • 1 lb of dry orzo pasta
  • 1 lb of cooked grilled chicken
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • ½ cup fresh mozzarella pearls
  • ½ cup grape tomatoes, cut in halves
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp of finely chopped fresh parsley
  1. In a large saucepan bring 3 quarts lightly salted water to boiling.
  2. Add the orzo and boil for about 10 minutes stirring occasionally to prevent it from sticking together.
  3. Drain orzo in a colander and transfer to medium sized bowl. Cool for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients plus salt & pepper to taste. Fold until all ingredients well until mixed well
  5. Serve chilled or at room-temperature.

Summer Orzo Chicken Pasta

3 Comments on Summer Orzo Chicken Salad

    • Ananis
      August 4, 2015 at 12:23 am (4 years ago)

      Yay! So glad you love it!!!

  1. Sarah
    August 19, 2015 at 7:34 pm (4 years ago)

    This looks wonderful! It’s things like this that I hate being gluten free for!


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