Orzo with Chicken and Asiago

Orzo with Chicken and Asiago Recipe
This easy chicken dinner is truly a one-dish meal because you cook both the chicken and the pasta in the same pot, then add the peas, herbs and cheese.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 384
Caloriesfromfat 14 %
Fat 5.9 g
Satfat 2.9 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 34.3 g
Carbohydrate 45.7 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Iron 3.3 mg
Sodium 656 mg
Calcium 179 mg

Ingredients

1 cup water
1 (16-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
12 ounces skinned, boned chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces
1 1/4 cups uncooked orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated Asiago cheese, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, basil, or oregano
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation

Combine water and broth in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Add chicken and pasta; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in peas, 1/4 cup cheese, salt, herbs, and pepper. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.

Note:

May 1999
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