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
Servings:8
Yield:8 servings
Chicken Florentine Salad with Orzo Pasta Recipe

Ingredients

Salad:
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
Dressing:
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

Directions

 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.
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Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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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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