Tuesday's Main Dish Recipe (Herbed Chicken, Orzo and Zucchini)
HERBED CHICKEN, ORZO AND ZUCCHINI
1 cup dried orzo
4 small skninless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 tsp dried basil
3 Tbs olive oil
2 medium zucchini, sliced
2 Tbs red wine vinegar
1 Tbs snipped fresh dill
lemon wedges, optional
snipped fresh dill, optional
Prepare orzo according to package directions; drain. Cover and keep warm.
Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with the basil; season with salt and black pepper. In large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Add chicken and cook 12 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees), turning once. Remove from skillet. Add zucchini to skillet; cook for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
In bowl whisk together vinegar, the remaining olive oil and the 1 tablespoon fresh dill. Add orzo; toss. Season with salt and pepper. Serve chicken with orzo, zucchini and fresh lemon wedges; sprinkle with dill.
*recipe taken from Better Homes & Gardens 2009 Annual Recipes