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Orzo Salad with White Beans

Prep time 6 mins
Cook time 18 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
You can double the serving size and serve this Greek-style pasta and bean salad as a main dish.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup uncooked orzo
  • 1 cup diced cucumber (about 1 small)
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 (15.8-ounce) can Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat olive oil vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 151
  • fat 5.1 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 22.7 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 396 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fiber 3 g
  • calcium 66 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain and rinse with cold water. Drain.

  2. . Combine pasta, cucumber, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl, tossing gently. Combine vinaigrette and next 3 ingredients, stirring with a whisk. Add vinaigrette mixture to pasta mixture, tossing gently to combine.

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