Creamy Orzo with Chicken

Creamy Orzo with Chicken

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy this wonderful pasta and chicken recipe that is ready in 30 minutes.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1 1/3
cups uncooked rosamarina (orzo) pasta (8 ounces)
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
3/4
pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
pound mushrooms, sliced (3 cups)
2
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons Gold MedalĀ® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
cup milk
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. While pasta is cooking, melt margarine in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook chicken, mushrooms, onions and garlic in margarine about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  3. Stir in flour, thyme and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly; remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese until melted.
  4. Pour chicken mixture over pasta; toss if desired.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Purchase chicken already cut into 1-inch pieces and fresh mushrooms already sliced.
Menu Idea
Serve with fresh tomato slices marinated in Italian dressing and sprinkled with fresh chopped basil leaves or parsley.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 115),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.