Zesty Chicken Orzo Casserole

Zesty Chicken Orzo Casserole

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"Zesty seasoned chicken pieces are simmered in a chunky tomato sauce with chile peppers and orzo and topped with shredded Cheddar cheese for a quick and flavorful dinner."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 319 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 319 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 7.5 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 31 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 921 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large saucepan combine broth, undrained tomatoes and orzo. Bring to boiling. Stir in Grilled & Ready(R) Southwestern Chicken Strips. Transfer mixture to a 2-quart baking dish.
  2. Bake, covered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until pasta is tender. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese during last 5 minutes of baking. Let stand, covered, for 10 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

  • Serving Suggestion:
  • Top with sour cream and sliced green onions.

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It was tasteless and boring. I would not make again.

I used this recipe as a jumping off point. I used 3 fresh chicken boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into chunks and seasoned with chili powder, salt and pepper. I browned this in oil in an ...

I didn't have Southwestern Chicken Breast strips so I added a package of taco seasoning and used leftover chicken breast pieces. Next time I will also add a can of corn to the recipe. I loved ...

I used chicken breast that my husband had grilled. Added salt and pepper to the orzo mixture and used both cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Turned out well and family liked it!

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