Grilled Chicken & Peaches With Green Beans & Orzo

Replace the peaches with plums, nectarines, apricots, or whatever stone fruits are in abundance. For a tangy topping, substitute crumbled blue cheese for the feta.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
30 mins
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Grilled Chicken & Peaches With Green Beans & Orzo

Ingredients
8
ounces dried orzo (1 1/3 cups)
8
ounces green beans, trimmed (about 2 1/2 cups)
1
pound chicken tenders
2
peaches, cut into wedges
1/4
teaspoon each salt and ground black pepper
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
ounces herb-flavored feta cheese ( garlic and herb or peppercorn), crumbled
 
Fresh thyme (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven cook orzo according to package directions. Add green beans during last 5 minutes of cooking time. Drain; do not rinse.
  2. Meanwhile, lightly brush chicken and peaches with some of the oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes, until no pink remains in chicken and peaches are tender and grill-marked.
  3. In a large bowl combine orzo, beans, grilled chicken and peaches (chopped, if desired), and feta. Drizzle with remaining olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with thyme, if desired.

From the Test Kitchen

Pantry:

Salt, pepper and olive oil.

Change Up:

Replace peaches with nectarines or plums, orzo with bow tie pasta and feta with blue cheese.

Nutrition Facts

(Grilled Chicken & Peaches With Green Beans & Orzo)
    Per serving:
  • 526 kcal cal.,
  • 17 g fat
  • (5 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 93 mg chol.,
  • 604 mg sodium,
  • 55 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 10 g sugar,
  • 38 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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