Festive Black Bean, Orzo, and Turkey Salad

Festive Black Bean, Orzo, and Turkey Salad

Ingredients

  • Salad
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo (9oz)
  • 2 (15oz) cans S&W® Black Beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 2 cups chopped cooked turkey (10oz)
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño or other green chile, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • Dressing
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup olive oil

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LS

Low Sodium

P

Over 15g of Protein

30 min

Total Time

20 min

Prep Time

8

Servings

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Ingredients

  • Salad
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked orzo (9oz)
  • 2 (15oz) cans S&W® Black Beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 2 cups chopped cooked turkey (10oz)
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño or other green chile, seeded, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • Dressing
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup olive oil

Directions

Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix beans, turkey, peppers, onion, chile and cilantro.

In blender or food processor, combine lime juice, vinegar, garlic, cumin, dry mustard, salt and pepper. Cover; blend on medium speed 15 seconds or until smooth. With machine running, slowly add olive oil through feed cap, blending until thick and creamy.

Add cooked pasta and dressing to bean mixture; toss to coat.

Tips: You could substitute 9 ounces of any small pasta for the orzo.
Use deli turkey or leftover roast turkey in this recipe. Or, you could substitute cooked chicken for the turkey.

Serving Size: about 9oz each

Nutritional Information Per Serving:
Calories 420, Total Fat 20g (Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 310mg, Carb 43g, Fiber 6g, Total Sugar 4g, Added Sugar 0g, Protein 20g, Vitamin D 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 15%, Potassium 15%

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.