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chicken and orzo one skillet dinner

Chicken Meatballs and Orzo with Kale and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

a one-skillet easy dinner with ingredients from Trader Joe's


  • 4

    Chili Lime Chicken Burgers from Trader Joe's

  • 1/3 cup

    chicken stock

  • 2 tbsp

    olive oil

  • 4

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 cup kale, core removed
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 1 tsp lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Divide the patties into 4 even pieces and roll each piece into a ball.
  • Brown them in a medium skillet over medium-high heat until cooked through. Set aside.
  • Back in the skillet, add the oil, garlic, kale and chopped sun-dried tomato.
  • Sauté the mixture for a couple of minutes, then add the chicken stock.
  • Now, add the meatballs back to the pan.
  • In the meantime, boil the orzo in a pot of salted water until al dente.
  • Transfer the pasta into the skillet, then add lemon and parmesan cheese. Toss it all together and serve immediately.