Easy orzo and chickpea salad(Recipe)
March 26, 2022
Easy orzo and chickpea salad (Recipe)
¾ cup dried orzo
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (I use Kasandrinos)
4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
4 ounces goat cheese crumbled
1 ½ cups chopped cucumber
1 ½ cups chopped tomatoes
3 cups cooked chickpeas or 3 cups canned, rinsed chickpeas
Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and set aside.
Combine olive oil, vinegar, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper in a small mason jar. Shake vigorously to combine.
Add cooked orzo, goat cheese, cucumber, tomatoes and chickpeas to a large bowl and stir to combine. Drizzle ⅔ of oregano vinaigrette over orzo mixture and stir to combine. Chill for at least 1 hour. Stir before serving and add remaining vinaigrette if desired.
Servings : 8
Ready in : 15 Minutes
Course : Side Dish
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