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Chicken with Orzo

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 20 mins
Chicken with Orzo
  • 8  ounces  dried whole wheat or plain orzo pasta (1-1/2 cups)
  • 1  lemon
  • 4  cups  shredded packaged prewashed fresh spinach leaves
  • 1  hot purchased roasted chicken, skinned and cut into serving-size pieces

1. Cook orzo according to package directions. Drain well. Return orzo to hot saucepan.

2. Meanwhile, cut lemon in half; finely shred peel from half of the lemon. Cut remaining lemon half into wedges.

3. Add spinach and lemon peel to orzo in saucepan; toss to mix. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Divide orzo mixture among four dinner plates. Arrange chicken on top of orzo mixture. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts (Chicken with Orzo)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 477,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 126,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 43,
  • fiber (g) 11,
  • pro. (g) 49,
  • vit. A (IU) 2818,
  • vit. C (mg) 29,
  • sodium (mg) 146,
  • calcium (mg) 111,
  • iron (mg) 5,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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