Orzo with Chicken & Asiago Recipe

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Submitted by ridergrad

Makes 2 servings



Orzo pasta with Chicken, Asiago Cheese, and Peas...Great recipe from Cooking Light and it only takes about 20 minutes to make

Recipe Ingredients for Orzo with Chicken & Asiago

1 cup water
16 ounce fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
6 ounces chicken breast
1 cup uncooked orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
1 1/2 cup frozen green peas, thawed
2 ounces grated Asiago cheese, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Recipe Directions for Orzo with Chicken & Asiago

Combine water and broth in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Add chicken and pasta; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in peas, 1/4 cup cheese, salt, herbs, and pepper. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.
Categories

Chicken, Pasta

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 652.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
650
Calories from Fat
118
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.1g
20%
Saturated Fat
6.0g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
98mg
33%
Sodium
1132mg
47%
Potassium
489mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
78.9g
26%
Dietary Fiber
5.7g
23%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
50.8g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 25% Iron 14%
* 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
  • High in niacin
  • High in vitamin C
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