Grilled Chicken & Peaches with Green Beans & Orzo PRINT
|8||ounces dried orzo (1⅓ cups)|
|8||ounces green beans, trimmed (about 2½ cups)|
|1||pound chicken tenders|
|2||peaches, cut into wedges|
|¼||teaspoon each salt and ground black pepper|
|2||tablespoons olive oil|
|2 - 4||ounces herb-flavored feta cheese ( garlic and herb or peppercorn), crumbled|
|Fresh thyme (optional)|
1. In a 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 a 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.
From the Test Kitchen
Tip Pantry:Salt, pepper and olive oil. Tip Change Up:Replace peaches with nectarines or plums, orzo with bow tie pasta and feta with blue cheese.