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Chicken Soup With Orzo, Shredded Grape Leaves, Tomatoes, Lemon And Herbs Recipe

A bright Greek-style chicken soup with grape leaves
Jun 5, 2014 12:00 pm

World-renowned chef and author Maria Elia's new Greek cookbook, Smashing Plates, was inspired by the cuisine at her father's tavern in Cyprus. Greek pub food. Sound like a winning formula? We combed through this page-turner and came up with a few recipes to share. Chicken soup's not just for the winter months — this bright, lemony version inspired by stuffed grape leaves is perfectly in season. 

Bacon and Goat Cheese Orzo Recipe

A fast pasta side featuring bacon and cheese
May 27, 2011 8:17 am
Photo: chadilaksono on Flickr

The way this dish is prepared results in a creamy risotto-like dish, but without the butter and cream. Healthy goat cheese and a touch of bacon take the place of the mayo found in many pasta salads. If you're pressed for time and looking for a simple side dish that's crowd-friendly and perfect for a cookout, this is it. 

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