Mediterranean Chicken and Orzo

Loaded with chicken, orzo and vegetables, this is a one-dish dinner that's sure to impress.

  • prep time 40 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/3
cups uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta (8 oz)
1 3/4
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup water
3
plum (Roma) tomatoes, cut into quarters, sliced (1 1/2 cups)
2
medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into quarters, then cut crosswise into slices (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup crumbled feta cheese (1 oz)
Sliced ripe olives, if desired
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook about 10 minutes, turning once, until brown. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 In same skillet, mix garlic, pasta, broth and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until most of liquid is absorbed.
  • 3 Stir in remaining ingredients except cheese and olives. Add chicken. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 5 minutes, stirring once, until bell pepper is crisp-tender and pasta is tender and chicken is no longer pink in center. Sprinkle with feta cheese and olives.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    920mg
    920%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    40g
    40%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    40%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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