This nutritious Greek-inspired chicken dinner is stuffed with delicious vegetables.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 stuffed chicken breast and 1/3 cup orzo each
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl combine 1/4 cup chopped fresh spinach, 1 Tbsp. reduced-fat feta cheese, 1 Tbsp. chopped roasted red sweet pepper, 2 tsp. sliced green onion, and 1/4 tsp. snipped fresh oregano. Cut a pocket in a 6-oz. chicken breast by cutting horizontally through the thickest portion to, but not through, the opposite side. Spoon spinach mixture into pocket. Sprinkle chicken with dash each salt and ground black pepper. In a nonstick skillet heat 1 tsp. olive oil over medium heat. Cook chicken in skillet for 16 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink (165°F), turning once. In a small bowl stir together 1/3 cup hot cooked orzo, 2 tsp. snipped fresh parsley, 2 tsp. finely chopped Kalamata olives, and 1/2 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel. Serve chicken over orzo.

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Nutrition Facts

349 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 111mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 19g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 1g; protein 41g; vitamin a 1331.5IU; vitamin c 37mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 19.4mg; vitamin b6 1.3mg; folate 91.5mcg; vitamin b12 0.3mcg; sodium 539mg; potassium 731mg; calcium 67mg; iron 2.3mg.
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