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Really easy and fast for a great weeknight dinner for two. Can easily be cut in half for one or as a side dish. Substituted spinach for asparagus one time...it's a pretty forgiving dish.
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- 1 cup orzo pasta, cooked and set aside
- 1 chicken breast, boneless, skinless
- 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 1/2 cup red bell pepper, very thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup orange bell pepper, very thinly sliced
- 1/2 lb asparagus, trimmed and cut into thirds
- 1 tablespoon dried basil
- 1Slice chicken into bite size portions, sprinkle with lemon pepper, refrigerate. (This can be done several hours in advance as a dry maranade.).
- 2Use 1 TBS of olive oil and sautee chicken, set aside.
- 3In large pan, cook garlic, peppers and asparagus in remaining olive oil for 2 minutes or until tender crips.
- 4Add chicken and basil, stir well for a few minutes.
- 5Add cooked orzo and bring back up to temperature.
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Nutritional Facts for Orzo With Peppers and Asparagus
Serving Size: 1 (360 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 608.2
- Calories from Fat 198
- Total Fat 22.0 g
- Saturated Fat 4.1 g
- Cholesterol 46.4 mg
- Sodium 70.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 72.8 g
- Dietary Fiber 6.9 g
- Sugars 6.8 g
- Protein 29.8 g
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