Greek Chicken and Orzo

Greek Chicken and Orzo
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 303.3
  • Total Fat: 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.7 mg
  • Sodium: 226.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 34.0 g

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Crock Pot recipe of a very delicious and lemony chicken recipe! Crock Pot recipe of a very delicious and lemony chicken recipe!
Number of Servings: 6


    2 med green bell peppers, cut into thin strips
    1 chopped onion
    1.5 lbs. chicken breast
    1 Tbs dried oregano
    1/2 tsp dried rosemary
    1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    3/4 tsp salt, divided
    3/8 tsp black pepper, divided
    8 oz orzo pasta
    Juice and grated peel of 1 medium lemon
    1/2 cup water
    2 oz crumbled feta cheese (optional)
    Chopped fresh parsley (optional)


1. Coat 6-quart Crock-Pot slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add bell peppers and onion.

2. Heat large skillet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot. Brown chicken on both sides. Transfer to Crock-Pot slow cooker, overlapping slightly if necessary. Sprinkle chicken with oregano, rosemary, garlic powder, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper. Cover; cook on LOW 5 to 6 hours or on high 3 hours.

3. Transfer chicken to separate plate. Turn slow cooker to HIGH. Stir orzo, lemon juice, lemon peel, water and remaining salt and black pepper into slow cooker. Top with chicken. Cover; cook 30 minutes or until pasta is done. Garnish with feta cheese and parsley (optional)

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EURCYNIA.

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    I found this a little dry (may just be my crock pot). The flavors were great though. Next time I'll add 1/2 a cup of chicken stock to crock pot at the beginning and cook the pasta separately then add at the end with the lemon juice and lemon peel. Will def make again. - 1/12/11