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Chicken Orzo Pasta Salad

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Low Calorie Chicken Orzo Salad
Kimberley K. Eggleston
This chicken salad with orzo pasta is a colorful and healthy summer salad, great for lunch or a light dinner. Serve with crusty bread for a complete meal.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cups chopped fresh arugula
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese


1. Cooked orzo according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

2. In a small dish, combine the olive oil, red wine vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper. In a large bowl, toss the dressing together with the orzo, chicken, arugula, tomatoes, onion, and parmesan cheese.

Serves 6

Per Serving Calories 262, Fat 9gm, Sat Fat 3 gm, Carbs 22 gm

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 4 out of 5
, Member adorisa

We found this dish to be very tasty. The arugula was a nice ""surprise"" flavor in the dish. It was light and perfect for a warm summer night. I served it with a home made crusty peasant bread.

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