Friday, July 20, 2012

Grilled Chicken & Peaches with Green Beans & Orzo

8oz. dried orzo (1 1/3 cups)
8oz. green beans, trimmed (about 2 1/2 cups)
1lb. chicken tenders
2 peaches, cut in wedges
2 Tbsp. olive oil
4oz. herb-flavored feta cheese (garlic and herb or peppercorn), crumbled Fresh thyme (optional)

1. In large saucepan or Dutch oven cook orzo according to package directions. Add green beans during last 5 minutes of cooking time. Drain; do not rinse.

2. Meanwhile, lightly brush chicken and peaches with some of the oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill over medium heat for 4 to 6 minutes, until no pink remains in chicken and peaches are tender and grill-marked.

3. In large bowl combine orzo, beans, grilled chicken and peaches (chopped, if desired), and feta. Drizzle with remaining olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with thyme, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Start to Finish - 30 minutes
Budget $3.29 per serving
EACH SERVING 526 cal, 17 g fat, 93 mg chol, 604 mg sodium, 55 g carb, 5 g fiber, 38 g pro.

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