Salads

Mediterranean Orzo Salad

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Have you ever woken up in the morning already excited about what you're going to cook for dinner that night? This dish did that to me. I was craving it all day long and started making dinner early because I couldn't wait to devour it.

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Vinaigrette:
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon honey
1/3 cup olive oil

Salad:
12 ounces orzo pasta
5 cups chicken broth
2 cups grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
4 tablespoons thinly sliced chives or green onions
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 cup baby spinach, coarsely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
½ cup pine nuts, toasted (heat them in a dry skillet over medium-low heat, tossing often until golden)
For the dressing, whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice, honey and oil. Season to taste with a bit of salt and pepper. Set aside. For the salad, cook the orzo in the chicken broth until tender according...
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Nutritions

Calories
960

Sodium
1367mg
56% DV

Fat
49g
76% DV

Protein
9g
18% DV

Carbs
11g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

If you´re looking for a dish that packs a ton of flavor and is super healthy, look no further. These Smoky Spanish Garbanzos with Herbed Basmati Rice are exactly it. Loaded with flavors, easy to make and done in about 30 minutes.

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  1. To make the herbed basmati rice, add 1 cup (195 grams) basmati rice that has been rinsed under cold running water into a sauce pan, along with 1/2 tsp (.45 grams) dried thyme, 1/2 tsp (.56 grams)...
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