Chicken, sun dried tomato and artichoke orzo

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 351.5
  • Total Fat: 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 73.4 mg
  • Sodium: 871.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.5 g
  • Protein: 36.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    6 ounces cooked orzo pasta
    1 cup water
    1/2 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes divided in half
    4 grape tomatoes
    1 glove garlic
    3 teaspoons marjoram
    1 tbsp vinegar (red wine preferred)
    2 teaspoons EVOO
    1 tbsp EVOO
    4 small chicken breast, diced
    1 14 oz can artichoke hearts, diced
    1/4 cup parmesan/romano cheese


Cook orzo per package instructions.

While cooking, place water, 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes, diced tomatoes, garlic, 2 tsp marjoram, vinegar, and 2 tsp oil in blender/food processor. Blend until smooth.

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat remaining 1 tbsp EVOO in large skillet over medium-high heat. cook chicken in oil until fully cooked. remove from pan, place to side.

pour tomato sauce into the pan, bring to a boil. remove 1/2 cup sauce, place to side. add to pan remaining 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes, orzo, artichokes, and cheese. Cook until heated. Add chicken to pan. top with reserved tomato sauce.

If desired, sprinkle extra cheese and marjoram over top.

Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHEWLY13.

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  • Very Good
    I made a vegetarian version of this recipe since I did not have any chicken. It was easy to make and delicious. I will make again with the chicken. - 9/17/09

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