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Herbed Chicken and Orzo

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Herbed Chicken and Orzo

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 30 mins
  • Bake 30 mins

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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dried orzo
  • 1 1/2 cups 1-inch pieces fresh green beans (6 oz.)
  • 1 whole roasted deli chicken
  • 2 5.2 - ounce container semisoft cheese with garlic and herbs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart oval casserole; set aside.
  2. Cook orzo according to package directions, adding green beans during last 3 minutes of cooking; drain. Meanwhile, cut chicken in 6 pieces; set aside.
  3. In large bowl whisk together cheese and milk until combined. Add hot orzo mixture; stir until coated. Stir in shredded carrots. Spoon into prepared baking dish. Top with chicken pieces.
  4. Bake, covered, 30 to 40 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley. Serves 6.

Nutrition Facts

(Herbed Chicken and Orzo)

Servings Per Recipe 6, iron (mg) 3, calcium (mg) 81, vit. A (IU) 4810, sat. fat (g) 16, Thiamin (mg) 0, chol. (mg) 147, vit. C (mg) 8, Niacin (mg) 3, Fat, total (g) 32, Riboflavin (mg) 0, carb. (g) 37, Folate (µg) 109, sugar (g) 5, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, fiber (g) 3, sodium (mg) 685, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, pro. (g) 31, Monosaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, cal. (kcal) 566, Potassium (mg) 267

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