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Orzo Chicken Salad

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Orzo Chicken Salad

A medley of rich Mediterranean flavors, this cool salad is as nutritious as it is delicious.


3/4 cup orzo, uncooked 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon 1 6-ounce jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained
4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (juice of 2 lemons) 1/2 cup coarsely chopped Kalamata olives
1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 tablespoons capers, drained
1 cup organic fat-free plain yogurt


Cook orzo according to package, drain, and cool. In a small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, fresh tarragon, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and yogurt. Refrigerate for 1 hour for flavors to combine. In a large bowl, combine chicken, orzo, cherry tomatoes, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, and capers. Toss with yogurt dressing. Chill and serve. Makes 6 servings.

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