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Chicken & Summer Squash Skillet

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6 servings

Sumptuous cream cheese sauce gives an elegant twist to this simple but spectacular Chicken and Summer Squash Skillet.

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  • Melt butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 6 to 7 min. on each side or until done (165ºF). Transfer to plate; cover to keep warm.
  • Mix cream cheese spread, 2 Tbsp. milk and dry seasonings until blended. Mix 1/4 cup with remaining milk in small microwaveable bowl; set aside. Add vegetables to same skillet; cook 5 min. or until crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Stir in remaining cream cheese mixture; cook and stir 2 min. Add orzo; cook and stir 2 min. or until heated through.
  • Spoon orzo mixture onto 4 plates; top with chicken. Microwave reserved cream cheese mixture on HIGH 15 to 20 sec. or until heated through; stir. Spoon over chicken; top with basil.

Family Fun

Take a walk with your family after enjoying this delicious meal together.

Special Extra

Season chicken with 1 tsp. black pepper before cooking as directed.


  • 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 440
% Daily Value
Total fat 15g
Saturated fat 8g
Cholesterol 95mg
Sodium 240mg
Carbohydrate 42g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 4g
Protein 34g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • wndrwmn |

    this was pretty good. I did add some more salt, pepper and some minced onion based on previous reviews. Not quite worth the effort when I could just cook some chicken, cook some squash and make some pasta.

  • vander4d |

    A few minor changes- it was wonderful! I sautéed the orzo in butter first and then added the cubed chicken, a 1 1/4 c of water (chicken broth would have been even better)all of the cream cheese and veggies. It was a hit!

  • trenee1977 |

    I couldn't find orzo or Italian herb cooking cream at my store so I used vegetable rotini & Creamy Pesto instead. The tub of cooking creme wasn't enough & I was in a pinch so I added a little milk. It still came out very good. Loved the squashes with it. Will definitely try again & hopefully I can find those 2 ingredients.