Caesar Chicken with Orzo

A one-dish wonder featuring chicken, vegetables and pasta!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1
teaspoon vegetable oil
2
boneless skinless chicken breasts (5 oz each)
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli cuts
1/2
medium red bell pepper, cut into strips
2
teaspoons reduced-fat Caesar dressing
Dash of coarsely ground pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil about 10 minutes, turning once, until brown on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 Carefully add broth and water to hot skillet; heat to boiling. Stir in pasta; heat to boiling. Cook uncovered 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in broccoli, bell pepper and dressing (cut any large broccoli pieces in half).
  • 3 Add chicken to pasta mixture; sprinkle with pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil about 10 minutes, turning once, until brown on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 Carefully add broth and water to hot skillet; heat to boiling. Stir in pasta; heat to boiling. Cook uncovered 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in broccoli, bell pepper and dressing (cut any large broccoli pieces in half).
  • 3 Add chicken to pasta mixture; sprinkle with pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve this easy meal with a tossed lettuce and tomato wedge salad topped with your favorite dressing.

People often think orzo is rice because of its shape and size. It actually is pasta, and because it is small, it cooks very quickly.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
660mg
660%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
80%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.