Skillet Chicken with Cheesy Orzo and Zucchini
Skillet Chicken with Cheesy Orzo and Zucchini
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil, as needed
    • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 to 6 pieces)
    • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped (about 1 cup chopped)
    • 1 1/2 cups dried orzo
    • 2 medium zucchini, cubed (about 2 cups cubed)
    • 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 3 cups chicken broth
    • 1 cup half-and-half (or whole milk)
    • 1/2 cup grated cheddar
    • 1/2 cup grated fontina or Havarti

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 202 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.75%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 37.96%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 39 mg 12.91%
    • Sodium: 1155 mg 48.11%
    • Calcium: 166 mg 16.64%
    • Potassium: 92 mg 2.64%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 4 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.22%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 8.14%
    • Vitamin C 1.93%
    • Vitamin D 1.15%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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