Mediterranean Chicken Orzo

Mediterranean Chicken Orzo

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"A taste of the Mediterranean is only minutes away with this simple orzo and chicken pasta tossed with tomatoes, olives, basil, lemon juice, and grated Parmesan cheese."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 759 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 759 kcal
  • 38%
  • Fat:
  • 19 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 95.8g
  • 31%
  • Protein:
  • 53.7 g
  • 107%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 107 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 1215 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Cook orzo pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Fold in chicken, sundried tomatoes, olives, basil, lemon juice, olive oil and Parmesan cheese.
  3. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper.

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Most helpful positive review

I used the breast meat from a rotisserie chicken since I had that on hand. I liked it but family said it was a very dry pasta salad. I have to agree with that as I also thought only 2 TB of oil ...

Most helpful critical review

This was just okay for me. Kinda bland. Good, but wouldn't make it again.

I used the breast meat from a rotisserie chicken since I had that on hand. I liked it but family said it was a very dry pasta salad. I have to agree with that as I also thought only 2 TB of oil ...

Wonderful Dish!! Super easy after I got the sun dried tomatoes chopped...I did add some sun-dried tomato bruchetta (sp) to provide a little more tomato tatse and I used an olive medley marinate...

Enjoyed this better served cold. I used penne instead of orzo and next time will add some garlic.

This is a great recipe! I made a couple of minor changes to use ingredients I had on hand...black olives instead of Kalamata, and regular cooked boneless, skinless chicken breast halves instead ...

This recipe is great! I always forget how much I love basil and it goes so well with the chicken and tomatoes. I cook my own chicken breast rather than the pre-cooked stuff, so it takes a bit lo...

This is a fantastic recipe. I used a rotisserie chicken as I had just bought it. The only addition I added was using the zest of the lemon I squeezed. Will make this again. If made without t...

I didn't have olives so I used capers and I had some asparagus that needed to be used up so I added that in too!

Very easy to make and tasty!

Really good