feta orzo bake

This Feta Orzo Bake is a simple twist on the popular feta pasta bake recipe that went viral. Packed with ultra-creamy orzo and loaded with veggies, it makes for an easy weeknight fuss free meal the entire family will love.

feta orzo bake

Feta Orzo Bake

This Feta Orzo Bake is a simple twist on the popular feta pasta bake recipe that went viral. Packed with ultra-creamy orzo and loaded with veggies, it makes for an easy weeknight fuss free meal the entire family will love.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: feta bake, feta orzo bake, pasta dish
Servings: 6
Calories: 540kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breast boneless, skinless, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 10 oz. orzo dry
  • 8 oz. feta cheese block
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 2 broccoli crowns large
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4-5 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400℉.
  • In a large baking dish add the block of feta cheese, tomatoes, broccoli, 3 tbsp. olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Cook the orzo according to directions. Drain and set aside.
  • While the feta and veggies are cooking, heat a pan over medium heat and add 1 tbsp olive oil. Add the chicken and cook until cooked through,
  • Remove the feta and veggie mixture from the oven and break up the tomatoes and feta with a fork. Be extremely careful when breaking up the tomatoes, they contain hot juices that may squirt out on you.
  • Add orzo and chicken. Stir until everything is well coated. Serve with parmesan cheese and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 540kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 673mg | Potassium: 1267mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2131IU | Vitamin C: 193mg | Calcium: 334mg | Iron: 4mg
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