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


1️⃣ Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and set aside.

2️⃣ Combine olive oil, vinegar, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper in a small mason jar. Shake vigorously to combine.

3️⃣ 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
Calories: 272kcal

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