Chicken Florentine Salad with Orzo Pasta Recipe | My RecipeTime

Chicken Florentine Salad with Orzo Pasta Recipe

Chicken Florentine Salad with Orzo Pasta Recipe | My Recipe Time This hearty salad is a delicious meal that will fill any tummy! Serve as a main course and everyone will be pleased! Has pleased my friends and family time and time again!

Prep:30 mins
Cook:10 mins
Total:40 mins
Yield:8 servings
Chicken Florentine Salad with Orzo Pasta Recipe


2 cups orzo pasta
2 (10 ounce) packages baby spinach
3 cups chopped grilled chicken
2 roma tomatoes, diced
½ cup pine nuts
¼ cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
2 tablespoons capers, or to taste
1 cup balsamic vinegar
⅓ cup olive oil
¼ cup white sugar
2 tablespoons dried parsley
2 teaspoons dried basil
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1 pinch freshly ground black pepper to taste
¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste


 Step 1
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook orzo in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 10 to 11 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.

 Step 2
Mix orzo, spinach, chicken, tomatoes, pine nuts, sun-dried tomatoes, and capers in a large bowl.

 Step 3
Whisk balsamic vinegar, olive oil, sugar, parsley, basil, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper together in a bowl; drizzle over salad. Toss to coat. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over salad.

Nutritional Information

Chicken Florentine Salad with Orzo Pasta
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Calories: 488.3
% Daily Value *
Protein: 27g
54 %
Carbohydrates: 54.4g
18 %
Exchange Other Carbs: 3.5
Dietary Fiber: 4.3g
17 %
Sugars: 14.4g
Fat: 19.1g
29 %
Saturated Fat: 3.7g
19 %
Cholesterol: 41.6mg
14 %
Vitamin A Iu: 6934.2IU
139 %
Niacin Equivalents: 11.8mg
91 %
Vitamin B6: 0.3mg
21 %
Vitamin C: 23.8mg
40 %
Folate: 256.5mcg
64 %
Calcium: 145.2mg
15 %
Iron: 5.9mg
33 %
Magnesium: 122.8mg
44 %
Potassium: 764.4mg
21 %
Sodium: 529.9mg
21 %
Thiamin: 0.2mg
17 %
Calories From Fat: 171.9
Percent Of Calories From Carbs: 43
Percent Of Calories From Fat: 34
Percent Of Calories From Protein: 21
Percent Of Calories From Sat Fat: 6
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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