June 13, 2012

Summer Salad


With summer quickly approaching, here is a fast and delicious summer pasta salad that is full of flavor and carries well to any picnic or BBQ (especially in take out containers).  Enjoy!




Chicken, Pesto and Orzo Salad

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This recipe yields a lot!

1 box orzo

1-2 cooked chicken breasts, cubed or shredded

1 small sweet onion, diced

1 small jar store bought pesto

1 small package reduced fat Feta Cheese

1 can petite diced tomatoes, drained


Sauté the diced onions and tomatoes over medium heat until the onions are translucent, about 10 minutes and set aside to cool.

Cook orzo according to package directions and drain when finished.  Set aside.

Combine the veggies, chicken and orzo together and mix well.  Add the pesto (be sure to mix well in the jar before adding) and combine.  Lastly add the Feta cheese.

Chill (the salad) and serve with a smile!




Any measurements or ingredients can be adjusted to fit your own taste buds.  Have fun with it!

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