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Mediterranean Pesto Chicken & Orzo

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20 min
20 min
4 servings, 1-1/4 cups each
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What You Need

cup  each chopped fresh asparagus, red peppers and red onions
cups  hot cooked orzo pasta
small  boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.)
tub  (10 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Creamy Pesto Cooking Creme, divided
Tbsp.  lemon zest

Make It

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 5 to 7 min. on each side or until done.

STIR 3/4 cup cooking creme into orzo. Spoon remaining cooking creme into microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 sec. or just until warmed; stir.

SPOON orzo mixture onto platter; top with chicken, warmed cooking creme and lemon zest.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Special Extra
Garnish with 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil just before serving.
Prepare using 1-1-2 cups of your favorite chopped fresh vegetables.
Food Facts
You will need to cook 1 cup orzo pasta to get the 2-cup measure needed to prepare this recipe.
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