picnic pasta salad
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Picnic Pasta Salad

Our go to weekend favorite, its easy to make, tasty, and packs well for any occasion!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Greek, Italian
Keyword: feta, Greek, grilled chicken, Italian, mint, orecchiette, orzo, pasta, pasta salad, picnic, pine nut

Ingredients

  • 1 Lb Orzo or Orecchiette
  • 2 Chicken Breasts Grilled and chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1/3 Cup Pine Nuts
  • 1 Lemon zested and juiced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 6 Mint Leaves roughly chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Crumbled Feta
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta to taste.
  • Once drained and while still hot, add the chicken, olive oil, nuts, lemon, garlic, and mint to the pasta along with salt/pepper.
  • Stir well to combine and add more olive oil if need to coat and prevent sticking.
  • Allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Cover and refrigerate.
  • Add the feta prior to serving.