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Chicken Gorgonzola with Orzo
Chicken Gorgonzola with Orzo

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 6

(88 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 264
Protein: 32 g
Carbs: 20 g
Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 12 g
Sodium: 398 mg
Fiber: 1 g

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Serve this creamy dish made with orzo with fresh steamed vegetables or green salad.
Ingredients:
1-1/2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 large onion, chopped
1 can (14 1/2 oz) chicken broth
1-1/2 cups uncooked orzo pasta
3/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
1/3 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
Directions:
1 Remove fat from chicken and cut chicken into half inch strips.
2 Spray a 10-inch skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat.
3 Cook chicken in skillet until browned or about 2 minutes. Remove chicken and set aside.
4 Spray skillet with cooking spray and cook onion over medium-high heat until tender, stirring often (about 4 minutes).
5 Stir in broth, pasta, seasoning, lemon pepper and chicken. Heat to boiling then reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered for 11 minutes, stirring occasionally until pasta is just tender. Remove from heat.
6 Stir in Gorgonzola cheese and serve.
7 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(88 ratings)
Nice and quick!
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
This was quick and easy. It was yummy, but I think I might add some more veggies next time for color.
May 28, 2008
Delicious
Reviewed By: hihihellobye
Very easy to make and really tasty. As usual, I added up some 45 kcal by putting shredded low-fat cheese: amazing ...
Sep 20, 2006
Really Yummy
Reviewed By: choyt
The cheese really stands out in this dish! It was easy to put together and fast to make. We loved it.
Mar 22, 2006
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