Thursday, February 27, 2014

mediterranean orzo spinach salad. {winner!!}

Mediterranean Orzo Spinach Salad from Shalee:

1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
2 T olive oil, divided
1 lb ground chicken or turkey
2 cloves garlic, chopped
salt and pepper, to taste
4 cups fresh spinach leaves, chopped
3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
5 green onions, chopped
1 cup crumbled feta cheese

Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orzo, cook for 5 minutes, or until al dente. Drain. Heat 1 T. olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place the meat and garlic in the skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until evenly browned. Remove from heat, and drain. In a large bowl, mix the spinach, tomatoes, lemon juice and zest, mint, parsley, green onions, and remaining olive oil. Toss with the orzo, meat, and feta cheese to serve.

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