Creamy Chicken & Broccoli Orzo

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
This delicious chicken dinner recipe can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
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Ingredients

  • 1 (16 oz) box whole-wheat orzo
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 cups chopped asparagus
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 (8 oz) carton fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt

Preparation

  1. Prepare orzo according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high. Add garlic & chicken. Cook 7-10 minutes or until golden brown on all sides.
  3. Add asparagus, broccoli, mushrooms, lemon juice & Italian seasoning. Cook 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add orzo, cheese & yogurt to skillet. Mix well. Cook 4-5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  5. Divide evenly & serve

 


Tips

Can't find whole-wheat orzo? Look for whole-wheat bow-tie or rotini pasta.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per recipe
Serving size (350g)
Amount per serving
Calories
410
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
    Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
    Total Sugars 3g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%
Protein 34g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 122mg 10%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 699mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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