Orzo Salad with Cannellini Beans and Olives

Orzo Salad with Cannellini Beans and Olives Recipe

This was a quick and easy dinner I made, mainly out of pantry staples. It was extremely tasty, especially with all the delicious olives.

Orzo Salad with Cannellini Beans and Olives Recipe

Orzo Salad with Cannellini Beans and Olives Recipe

Orzo Salad with Cannellini Beans and Olives

Ingredients:

1 lb package orzo pasta
4 cups chicken broth
1 – 15 oz can, rinsed and drained, black olives, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons capers
1/2 cup pimento stuffed olives, roughly chopped
1 – 15 oz can, rinsed and drained Cannellini beans
a large bunch of spring onions, sliced
a large bunch of fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
1 cup feta cheese, crumbled
2 – 3 tablespoons olive oil

Directions:

1. Bring chicken stock to a boil in a small saucepan over high heat. Add orzo and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 8-10 minutes. Turn heat off and let rest for 5-10 minutes.

2. Add black olives, capers, pimento stuffed olives, Cannellini beans, spring onions, parsley, grape tomatoes, and feta cheese to a large bowl. Add orzo and mix well. Drizzle with olive oil. Serve warm, or room temperature.

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