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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 413.0
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 45.3 mg
  • Sodium: 71.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 67.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.2 g
  • Protein: 30.5 g

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SD: Chicken Fajita Orzo

Submitted by: MYSHELLE10

Introduction

Based off a recipe from Saving Dinner (by Leanne Ely) this is a tasty, not too spicy, but flavorful pasta dish. Based off a recipe from Saving Dinner (by Leanne Ely) this is a tasty, not too spicy, but flavorful pasta dish.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 lb. whole wheat orzo or other small size pasta
    1 lb. boneless, skinless, chicken breasts, cubed
    2 large red bell peppers, diced
    1 large red onion, sliced thin
    4 med tomatoes, finely chopped
    1/4 c. diced green onions
    1 jalapeno pepper, seeded & minced
    3/4 c. lime juice
    1/2 tsp.salt
    6 TB. fat free sour cream

Directions

Prepare pasta according to directions, drain, and set aside.

Meanwhile, in a skillet, cook the chicken over medium-high heat. Add the red bell peppers and onions, and cook until chicken and veggies are cooked-- about 5 more minutes.

In a med bowl make the salsa-- mix tomatoes, green onions, jalapeno, lime juice, and salt.

Toss together the cooked pasta, salsa, and chicken mixture until well incorporated.

Top each serving w/ a TB of sour cream

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MYSHELLE10.






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  • I substituted brown rice, because we have to eat gluten free, but I thought this was tasty. Some would probably want more heat, but you could always add more jalopeno. - 7/21/08

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