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Cheesy Broccoli Chicken Orzo - Weight Watchers
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Yield: 3 (1 cup) servings - 6 Freestyle points per serving

Keyword: freestyle, weight watchers, WWFreestyle
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup uncooked orzo
  • 2 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 2 1/2 cups fat-free chicken broth, divided
  • 1 cup broccoli, chopped
  • 1 cup boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1/4 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Melt 1 teaspoon butter to a preheated frying pan.

  2. Add the orzo. Cook until the orzo is slightly browned (about 3 minutes) stirring often.

  3. Add 1/2 cup of chicken broth to the orzo. It should be simmering.

  4. As the broth evaporates add 1/4 cup of broth. Continue adding the chicken broth and stirring until the orzo is cooked, about 10 minutes.

  5. When the orzo is almost cooked add the broccoli. Add another 1/4 cup of chicken broth so the broccoli cooks.

  6. In a small saucepan melt 1 teaspoon of butter and add the milk, cheese and garlic powder. Whisk until it is melted and smooth.

  7. Add the chicken to the orzo, then add the melted cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.