Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Because the lemon and basil flavors become even more vibrant with some time to marinate together, this five-ingredient salad makes the perfect to-go lunch. Pack it up the night before, and skip the cafeteria for a bright and luscious midday meal.

How to Make It

Step 1

Prepare orzo according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; rinse with cold water, and drain. Set aside.

Step 2

While orzo cooks, thinly slice radishes to equal about 2 cups. Coarsely chop greens to equal about 1 cup. Combine cooled orzo, radishes, greens, chicken, basil, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a bowl; toss.

Ratings & Reviews

Great for lunch leftovers

March 25, 2017
Delicious! Comes together quickly and gets better as it sits. 


August 30, 2015
I love radishes but the radish greens (which I had never tried to eat before) had a super weird texture - fuzzy and prickly and not at all something I wanted to swallow. :(