Orzo, Kale, and Goat Cheese - Slender Kitchen
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318
Calories 
41g
Carbs 
14g
Fat 
15g
Protein 
9
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(9 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

I love grain and vegetable salads and everything tastes better with goat cheese. To make this delicious main dish or side dish, whole wheat orzo, kale, lemon, and goat cheese is combined. It can be served warm or cold and will keep well for a few days in the fridge.

Prep Time

Orzo, Kale, and Goat Cheese

8
Prep Time: 
Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

4
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 cups kale, chopped with stems removed
  • 14 oz. canned black beans, rinsed and drained well
  • 1/2 U small red onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
1.25 cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 318
Calories from Fat 124
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g
22%
Saturated Fat 5g
23%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 10mg
4%
Sodium 498mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate 41g
13%
Dietary Fiber 9g
35%
Sugars 3g
Protein 15g

Directions

  1. Cook the orzo according to package directions.
  2. Heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the kale and sauté until wilted and soft.
  3. Toss together the orzo, kale, black beans, red onion, and goat cheese.
  4. Whisk together the lemon juice, lemon zest, vinegar, cumin, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  5. Use it to dress the whole salad and serve.
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