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Insalata Chicken Florentine (Copycat Macaroni Grill) with Orzo, Chicken & Spinach

Insalata Chicken Florentine (Macaroni Grill Copycat)

This crowd-pleaser salad is amazing! Every ingredient is so well thought out, each delivering a unique flavor and/or texture.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Entree, Salad Entree
Servings 8


  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts grilled and cubed
  • 1 pound orzo pasta cooked, drained, cooled
  • 5 ounces fresh spinach julienned
  • 1 head radicchio julienned
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup black olives sliced
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup pine nuts lightly toasted
  • 3.5 ounce jar capers drained
  • 4 ounces Parmesan cheese shredded or shaved
  • 1 cup Roasted Garlic Lemon Vinaigrette see recipe link in post


  • Grill chicken and cut into bite-sized pieces. Prepare orzo according to package instructions. Drain and cool. Julienne, slice or chop remaining ingredients. Place all ingredients in a large salad bowl. Toss with vinaigrette. Garnish with additional parmesan cheese.