Rotisserie Chicken Remix: Pesto Chicken & Orzo Salad

Rotisserie Chicken Remix: Pesto Chicken & Orzo Salad

Rotisserie Chicken Remix: Pesto Chicken & Orzo Salad

Ingredients

  • cup pesto
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoons plus 2 tablespoons salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¾ pound orzo pasta
  • cups pulled Lunds & Byerlys Rotisserie Chicken
  • ½ pound cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 6 ounces baby spinach

Directions

    For the vinaigrette:
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the pesto, vinegar, the ¼ teaspoon salt and the pepper. Gradually whisk in the olive oil until smooth.

  2. For the orzo:
  3. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add the 2 tablespoons salt and the orzo. Cook, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking, until the pasta is al dente, according to the package instructions. Drain, rinse under cold running water and drain again. Add the orzo to the vinaigrette and toss to coat evenly.

  4. To assemble the salad:
  5. Add the chicken, tomatoes and spinach to the orzo and toss gently to combine, then serve.

* Recipes created for given quantity. Changes to quantities are for planning purposes only and have not been tested.