Chicken and Orzo Skillet Dinner


Chicken and Orzo Skillet Dinner



Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken. Sauté 6 minutes, turning to brown all sides. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.

Bring 8 C water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add orzo; cook 8 minutes or until orzo is al dente. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 0.25 C cooking liquid.

Add reserved cooking liquid, chopped tomato, tomato paste, 0.5 tsp salt, and peppers to skillet; cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add chicken, pasta, and 3 C spinach leaves, stirring until spinach wilts. Remove from heat; sprinkle with cheese.