Chicken and Pasta Salad

Chicken and Pasta Salad

I love orzo and it is great in cold pasta salads. The goat cheese really melts in from all the lemon and it gives the whole dish a great flavor. Very satisfying !! 4 servings 275 calories per serving ¾ c orzo ¼ t grated lemon zest 3 T lemon juice 1 T oil ½ t Kosher salt 1 t minced garlic clove ¼ t pepper 1 c shredded grilled boneless skinless chicken breast (Perdue Shortcuts work great here !) ½ c cubed English cucumber ½ c chopped red bell pepper ½ c sliced scallions ½ c crumbled goat cheese Cook pasta according to package directions, then drain and rinse in cold water to stop the cooking process and cool it down. Mix lemon zest, juice, oil, salt, garlic and pepper and mix with the orzo. Add chicken, cucumber, peppers, and onions. Garnish with goat cheese and serve.

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