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Chickpea Orzo

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chickpea Orzo
Servings: 4
Calories: 1022kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon vinegar, balsamic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cup orzo, dry
  • 8 jumbo black olives, canned
  • 1 medium bell pepper, yellow
  • 2 cup, chopped or sliced tomato, red
  • 1 cup slices cucumber
  • 2 tablespoon parsley, fresh
  • 2 teaspoon oregano, fresh
  • 15 ounce chickpeas (garbanzo beans), canned

Instructions

  • To create dressing, combine vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Whisk together to incorporate. Introduce oil in a steady stream while whisking. Set aside.
  • Cook orzo according to package directions.
  • Wash and chop, in large pieces all veggies and fresh herbs. In a large serving bowl, combine chickpeas, olives, bell pepper, tomatoes, cucumbers and fresh herbs. Toss with cooled orzo. Add dressing and mix well to coat. Salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition

Calories: 1022kcal | Carbohydrates: 179g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 501mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 15g