Mediterranean Lunch Bowl
 
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
For the lemon & herb chicken...
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast (6-8 ounces)
  • 2 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 2 fresh oregano sprigs
  • 1 Tbl. capers
  • 1 lemon
For the bowls...
  • ½ cup orzo pasta
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • roasted red pepper, with juice
  • marinated artichoke hearts, with juice
  • assorted olives, with juice
  • olive oil
  • salt & pepper
Instructions
For the lemon & herb chicken...
  1. Press the rosemary, oregano, capers and 2-3 lemon slices onto the chicken breast. Grill in a grill-pan over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, then gently turn and grill an additional 5-7 minutes or until cooked through. Remove and allow to stand for 10 minutes.
For the bowl...
  1. Prepare the orzo according to the package instructions. Drain; season with olive oil, salt & pepper.
  2. Divide fresh spinach, sliced grilled chicken, orzo, roasted red pepper, artichoke hearts, and olives between two bowls.
  3. Combine reserved marinating liquids with olive oil and lemon juice to taste. Drizzle over bowl ingredients.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at http://www.lemonythyme.com/mediterranean-lunch-bowl/