Orzo Salad with Chicken and Pesto

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Orzo Salad with Chicken and Pesto
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Health Score:
7,9 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
350 grams Orzo
salt
150 grams Basil pesto (jarred)
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons White vinegar
peppers (freshly ground)
2 Chicken thigh (precooked)
250 grams Cherry tomatoes
150 grams Baby spinach
shaved Parmesan (for garnish)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
olive oilsaltParmesan

Preparation steps

1.

Cook the orzo in boiling salted water until al dente.

2.

Mix the pesto with the oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper until thoroughly combined.

3.

Drain and rinse the orzo. Transfer to a large bowl and mix in the pesto dressing.

4.

Rinse the spinach, and pat dry. Halve and rine the tomatoes. Tear the meat from the chicken thighs into bite-sized pieces. Add the chicken, spinach, and tomatoes to the salad. Mix until thoroughly combined. Serve, garnished with the shaved parmesan.