Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad

Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Makes 4 servings

Lemony Orzo and Chicken Salad

Ingredients

  • As seen on WKTV NEWSChannel 2
  • LEMONY ORZO AND CHICKEN SALAD
  • 1 cup dried orzo or other small pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chopped chicken
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 2 small tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced red onion
  • Lemon-Honey Dressing
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • LEMON-HONEY DRESSING
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water and drain again. In a large bowl, combine orzo, chicken, cucumber, tomatoes, mint, parsley, and onion. In a small bowl, combine Lemon-Honey Dressing ingredients. Whisk until well blended. Pour dressing over salad. Toss to combine; season with salt and pepper. Makes 4 servings.
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