Mediterranean Chicken and Orzo

Mediterranean Chicken and Orzo

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

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Complete this meal with warmed purchased focaccia bread and fresh pears or clusters of red grapes.
If your family prefers, sprinkle Parmesan cheese over this skillet instead of using feta cheese, and omit the olives.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 420
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 920mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 40g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.