Chicken and Orzo Supper

In just over half an hour, you can serve your family a filling pasta dinner!

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta (6 oz)
1
can (14.5 oz) Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
1
medium zucchini, cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into slices (2 cups)
2
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

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  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken and garlic in oil 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is brown.
  • 2 Stir in broth and pasta. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender and most of liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes and zucchini. Cook uncovered 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally and breaking up tomatoes with spoon, until zucchini is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken and garlic in oil 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is brown.
  • 2 Stir in broth and pasta. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender and most of liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes and zucchini. Cook uncovered 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally and breaking up tomatoes with spoon, until zucchini is tender. Sprinkle with cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a change of pace and a little stronger cheese flavor, look for shredded Asiago cheese in containers near the other cheeses.

The chicken breasts will be super easy to cut if they are partially frozen.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
830mg
830%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 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.