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Mediterranean Chicken and Orzo

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4 servings

Discover our magical Mediterranean Chicken and Orzo recipe, and enjoy the pesto-packed perfection of the balanced dish.

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  • Cook and stir vegetables in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 3 to 5 min. or until crisp-tender. Spoon into medium bowl; stir in orzo.
  • Add chicken to skillet; cook 6 to 7 min. on each side or until done (165°F).
  • Mix cream cheese spread, pesto sauce and milk until blended. Stir 3/4 cup cream cheese mixture into orzo. Spoon remaining cream cheese mixture into microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 sec. or just until warmed; stir.
  • Spoon orzo mixture onto platter; top with chicken, warmed cream cheese mixture and lemon zest.

Special Equipment Needed


Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and fat-free milk.

Special Extra

Garnish with 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil just before serving.


Prepare using 1-1/2 cups of your favorite chopped fresh vegetable combination.

Food Facts

You will need to cook 1 cup of orzo pasta to get the 2-cup measure needed to prepare this recipe.


  • 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
Calories 530
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 10g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 380mg
Carbohydrate 50g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 3g
Protein 35g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 90 %DV
Vitamin C 40 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 20 %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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