Kale and Orzo Salad

Kale and Orzo Salad

  • Prep Time Icon prep time: 8 mins 
  • Cook Time Icon cook time: 7 mins 
  • Prep Time Icon prep time: 8 mins 
  • Cook Time Icon cook time: 7 mins 

Kale and Orzo Salad

  • Prep : 8 mins
  • Cooking : 7 mins
  • Serves : 6

Ingredients

Serves 6
  • 8 oz. whole wheat orzo (1 1/2 cups)
  • 3 stalks fresh kale, stems removed
  • 1/4 small red onion, sliced thin
  • 1/3 cup pitted, chopped Kalamata olives with juice
  • 1/4 cup Panera Bread® Caesar Dressing
  • 1/2 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 oz. whole wheat orzo (1 1/2 cups)
  • 3 stalks fresh kale, stems removed
  • 1/4 small red onion, sliced thin
  • 1/3 cup pitted, chopped Kalamata olives with juice
  • 1/4 cup Panera Bread® Caesar Dressing
  • 1/2 cup Feta cheese, crumbled
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Step 1.

Cook orzo in salted, boiling water just until tender, about 7 minutes.

Step 2.

Tear kale directly into colander in sink and when orzo is done, pour over kale. Toss under cool running water, then shake out excess water. Transfer to large bowl.

Step 3.

Add onions, olives and their juice, dressing and Feta, and toss to combine. Season to taste.

Tip:
• If you buy packaged, torn kale, use 4 cups packed.
• Leftovers? Mix 1 cup orzo salad with some shredded rotisserie chicken and 1 tablespoon heavy cream and pop in the microwave to heat through, about 1 minute. Garnish with toasted pine nuts

Nutrition (Per Serving)

  • 230 calCalories
  • 7 gProtein
  • 30 gCarbohydrates
  • 9 gFat
  • 16 mgCholesterol
  • 256 mgSodium
  • 4 gDietary Fiber

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