Chicken Orzo Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken orzo recipe? Learn how to make Chicken orzo using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by glowea

Makes 8 servings



Chicken with orzo pasta cooked in broth with zucchini

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken orzo

2 zucchini
1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts
2 cups low sodium chicken broth
3 garlic cloves
1.33 cups orzo
3 roma tomato
1 tsp dried rosemary

Recipe Directions for Chicken orzo

  1. Slice zucchini and steam to partially cook before integration later

  2. brown chicken

  3. add garlic, broth and orzo

  4. cover and cook for 8 minutes

  5. Dice roma tomatoes (fresh or canned)

  6. Add tomatoes and zucchini after the orzo is cooked.

  7. Add rosemary and a half cup of water and simmer for a few more minutes before serving

Categories

Chicken, Pasta, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, Mediterranean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 293.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
295
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
76mg
25%
Sodium
101mg
4%
Potassium
495mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
26.7g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
30.0g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 2% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
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