Orzo with Chick Peas

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 22 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 7 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 pound orzo

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 small to medium zucchini, diced

1/2 red onion, chopped

3 cloves garlic, chopped

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 (15-ounce) can chick peas, drained

1/2 cup parsley leaves, chopped

1/4 cup mint leaves, finely chopped

1/2 cup feta or goat cheese, crumbled


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add orzo and cook to al dente.
  2. Heat extra-virgin olive oil in a skillet, add zucchini, onions and garlic, season with salt and pepper and cook 6 to 7 minutes until tender, add chick peas and heat through. Toss with herbs, orzo and cheese, adjust salt and pepper and serve.