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Herbed Chicken, Orzo, and Zucchini

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 20 mins
Herbed Chicken, Orzo, and Zucchini
Ingredients
  • 1  cup  dried orzo
  • 4  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1 to 1-1/4 lb.)
  • 1  teaspoon  dried basil
  • 3  tablespoons  olive oil
  • 2  medium  zucchini, sliced
  • 2  tablespoons  red wine vinegar
  • 1  tablespoon  snipped fresh dill
  •  Lemon wedges (optional)
  •  Snipped fresh dill (optional)
Directions

1. Prepare orzo according to package directions; drain. Cover and keep warm.

2. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with the basil; season with salt and ground black pepper. In large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Add chicken and cook 12 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once. Remove from skillet. Add zucchini to skillet; cook for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.

3. In bowl whisk together vinegar, the remaining olive oil, and the 1 tablespoon fresh dill. Add orzo; toss. Season with salt and pepper. Serve chicken with orzo, zucchini, and fresh lemon wedges; sprinkle with dill. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts (Herbed Chicken, Orzo, and Zucchini)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 390,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 66,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 35,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 8,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 33,
  • vit. A (IU) 243,
  • vit. C (mg) 18,
  • Thiamin (mg) 1,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 16,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 137,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 233,
  • Potassium (mg) 659,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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