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Serves 4


2 Chicken breasts (about 1 to 1 1/2 pounds), average-sized


8 oz Button mushrooms, white
3 tbsp Flat leaf parsley, fresh
3 cloves Garlic
1 Red bell peppers
1 tsp Thyme, dried


1 Squeeze Lemon juice, fresh

Pasta & Grains

1 lb Orzo pasta

Baking & Spices

1/2 tsp Pepper
1/2 tsp Salt

Oils & Vinegars

1 tbsp Olive oil


8 oz Cream cheese
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese


1 cup Reserved pasta water
  • Tara Mathew

    Creamy Orzo with Chicken, Mushrooms and Red Peppers - Mel's Kitchen Cafe (30 minute meals)

  • June Willett

    Creamy Orzo with Chicken, Mushrooms and Red Peppers Mel's kitchen 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 average-sized chicken breasts (about 1 to 1 ½ pounds), cut into chunks 1-2 red bell peppers, cut into ½-inch pieces 8 ounces white button mushrooms, quartered 1 teaspoon dried thyme 3 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 pound orzo pasta 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup pasta water 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper ½ cup Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons chopped parsley Squeeze lemon juice

  • Angela Pemberton @

    Creamy Orzo with Chicken & Mushrooms - Will food rating 8.3

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