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Greek Chicken And Orzo Salad

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  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Chopped mint/1 1/2 teaspoons dried mint 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orzo 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced cooked chicken 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Red onion 1 Small
  Yellow bell pepper 1 Small
  Zucchini 1 Small
  Sliced black olives 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Romaine lettuce head 1 Small
  Tomato 1
  Mint sprigs 6 Small

1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, broth, vinegar, garlic, mint, salt, and pepper. Set dressing aside.
2. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook orzo until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Add chicken, red onion, bell pepper, zucchini, and olives to orzo. Add dressing and toss to coat well. Let salad stand at least 15 minutes before serving.
3. On a large platter or 6 individual plates, make a bed of romaine leaves. Spoon salad onto lettuce. Garnish with tomato wedges and mint sprigs.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 421 Calories from Fat 201

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.6 mg16.5%

Sodium 425.5 mg17.7%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 22 g43.1%

Vitamin A 125.2% Vitamin C 114.3%

Calcium 7.2% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Greek Chicken And Orzo Salad Recipe