Orzo Salad with Chicken, Mint & Summer Peas

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Looking for an easy spring dish that'll dazzle at your next potluck picnic or dinner party? This one is your best bet—the bright, fresh lemon and mint flavors are a perfect compliment to tender chicken breast.

250
Calories
10g
Fat
20g
Protein
8
Servings

Ingredients

2/3 c Stonyfield Organic Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
1/3 c mint (chopped)
3 T olive oil
zest from 1 lemon
3/4 t salt
1/4 t black pepper
1 onion (chopped)
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1-inch pieces)
1 1/4 c orzo
1 c peas
1 fennel bulbs (small, trimmed & thinly sliced)
3/4 c crumbled Feta Cheese
Nutrition Information: 
Serving Size: 
149.55
Calories: 
250
Calories from Fat: 
250
Total Fat: 
10g
Total Fat Percent: 
15%
Saturated Fat: 
3g
Saturated Fat Percent: 
15%
Cholesterol: 
40mg
Sodium: 
360mg
Sodium Percent: 
15%
Total Carbohydrate: 
20g
Total Carbohydrate Percent: 
7%
Dietary Fiber: 
3g
Dietary Fiber Percent: 
12%
Sugars: 
3g
Protein: 
20g
Protein Percent: 
40%
Vitamin A: 
8%
Vitamin C: 
20%
Calcium: 
10%
Iron: 
8%

Preparation:

Step 1

Stir together yogurt, mint, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, lemon zest, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, and the pepper; set aside.

Step 2

Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt to pan and cook for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and add chicken to skillet and cook, stirring often, for 7 minutes or until cooked through; remove from heat.

Step 3

Meanwhile, bring a medium-size saucepan of salted water to a boil and cook orzo about 10 minutes or until al dente. Add peas to saucepan for final 3 minutes of cook time. Drain orzo mixture and place in a large serving bowl.

Step 4

Add chicken mixture, fennel and feta to orzo mixture and pour prepared dressing over top; gently stir to combine and serve immediately.

Ingredients

2/3 c Stonyfield Organic Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
1/3 c mint (chopped)
3 T olive oil
zest from 1 lemon
3/4 t salt
1/4 t black pepper
1 onion (chopped)
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1-inch pieces)
1 1/4 c orzo
1 c peas
1 fennel bulbs (small, trimmed & thinly sliced)
3/4 c crumbled Feta Cheese
Nutrition Information: 
Serving Size: 
149.55
Calories: 
250
Calories from Fat: 
250
Total Fat: 
10g
Total Fat Percent: 
15%
Saturated Fat: 
3g
Saturated Fat Percent: 
15%
Cholesterol: 
40mg
Sodium: 
360mg
Sodium Percent: 
15%
Total Carbohydrate: 
20g
Total Carbohydrate Percent: 
7%
Dietary Fiber: 
3g
Dietary Fiber Percent: 
12%
Sugars: 
3g
Protein: 
20g
Protein Percent: 
40%
Vitamin A: 
8%
Vitamin C: 
20%
Calcium: 
10%
Iron: 
8%

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