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 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
),
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.