Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Chicken Orzo Skillet

I present to you: another delicious skillet supper!

This tasty dish is full of flavor and healthy ingredients- tender chicken, white beans, orzo pasta, roasted broccoli and stewed tomatoes. All easy to prepare and even easier to enjoy!

Tip: Heating up leftovers the next day, I topped my helping with a handful of grated cheese...definitely an upgrade!

Chicken Orzo Skillet
adapted from Taste of Home
serves 6

1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
1 lb. chicken breast, cubed
3 tsp. olive oil, divided
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cans stewed tomatoes, cut up
1 can cannellini beans
1 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp salt
about 2 cups fresh broccoli florets, roasted (for instructions on roasting broccoli, click here)
Shredded mozzarella cheese, if desired.

Cook orzo according to package directions. Meanwhile, cook chicken in 2 tsp oil over med-high heat for 6-7 min. or until no longer pink. Remove to a plate and keep warm.
In the same skillet, cook garlic in remaining oil for 1 min. Add tomatoes, beans, seasoning and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in broccoli and chicken and heat through. Drain orzo, stir into chicken mixture. Top with cheese, if desired. Enjoy!


  1. Mmm, this looks really tasty! I love that it's a one dish job!

  2. This was really tasty Jenn!!! But it made like 8-10 servings, lol, not 6 hahaha! We have leftovers in our fridge now. Very very good-would totally make this again and again!

    1. Haha whoops! Maybe I should edit that. I don't remember it making that much, but I haven't made it in awhile! Glad you enjoyed it though! :)


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