Chick Pea, Feta and Orzo Salad

Chick Pea, Feta and Orzo Salad

Progresso® chick peas, veggies and pasta come together to make a hearty main-dish salad – that’s ready in just 15 minutes.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta (6 oz)
4
1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1
tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 cup chopped English (seedless) cucumber
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed
1/3 cup crumbled tomato-basil feta cheese
  1. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt and oil. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir lemon juice and oil with wire whisk. Stir in cucumber, onion, thyme, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper.
  3. In large bowl, gently toss tomato and chick peas; stir in pasta, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and the cucumber mixture. Add cheese; toss gently.
Makes 4 servings (1 1/2 cups)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 300
    • Total Fat 8g
      • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,),
    • Sodium 490mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 47g
      • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Protein 11g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 3 Starch;
      • 1 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 3;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.