Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes

5 from 9 votes

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These creamy and delicious Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes are packed full of protein and flavor! There is something so great about making a meal prep recipe to have on hand to eat throughout the week. Making these ahead of time will save you on those busy days and keep you full and satisfied.

Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes with visible chicken breast, orzo, spinach, artichoke hearts, and cheeses.

Nutritional Information / Macros

Makes 5 servings

Serving size: 1 bowl

428 cals

44.3p / 30.6c / 13f

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Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes with visible chicken breast, orzo, spinach, artichoke hearts, and cheeses.

Ingredients

  • Orzo
  • Chicken broth
  • Boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Light mayo
  • Plain, non fat Greek yogurt
  • Dijon mustard
  • Spinach
  • Artichoke hearts in water
  • Feshly grated parmigiano reggiano
  • Mozzarella cheese
Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes with visible chicken breast, orzo, spinach, artichoke hearts, and cheeses.

What is Orzo?

What is orzo? It’s actually a small pasta shaped like a grain! If you’re a pasta lover, try it out! It cooks quicker than rice and is so good! It’s perfect in creamy meals like this one!

Orzo bakes are always a hit with those who try them. If you struggle to get your rice bakes to cook completely, sub in orzo!

Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes with visible chicken breast, orzo, spinach, artichoke hearts, and cheeses.

REHEATING INSTRUCTIONS

These bowls can easily be reheated right in the microwave for 2-3 minutes. If you prefer, preheat the oven to 350º and warm them back up for about 10 minutes for a delicious meal in minutes.

FREEZING INSTRUCTIONS

Easily freeze these Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes. Let them cool, cover with the lid, and store for up to a month in the freezer. Make sure you always let the bowls defrost a little bit before putting them in the microwave so they don’t crack.

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MEAL PREP SUPPLIES USED

4 cup glass bowls -Make sure the bowls you’re purchasing are oven safe. They will say so on the label if purchasing in store.

Half size sheet pan – This is the perfect size for 5, 4 cup glass bowls. You can, of course, use a full size sheet pan but your bowls will slide around.

Meat Thermometer – This will help you make sure your chicken is thoroughly cooked when the internal temperature reaches 165º.

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5 from 9 votes

Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes

Protein packed creamy and delicious, these Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes are ready to eat or perfect to make ahead for meals throughout the week.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes
Servings: 5
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Ingredients 

  • 15 tablespoons orzo, uncooked (5.25oz)
  • 25 tablespoons chicken broth, (1.56 cups)
  • 25 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 5 tablespoons light mayo, 75g
  • 1/3 cup plain, non fat Greek yogurt, 75g
  • 1 tablespoon Dijoin mustard
  • 2 handfuls spinach, chopped (75g)
  • 13.75 oz. can artichoke hearts in water, diced
  • 30 g freshly grated parmigiano reggiano
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded (56g)

Instructions 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and arrange 5 oven safe containers on a cookie sheet.
  • To each bowl add 3 tablespoons of orzo and 5 tablespoons of chicken broth.
  • Dice up the chicken and season with the salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder. Place 5 ounces of chicken in each bowl.
  • In a mixing bowl combine the mayo, Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, spinach, artichoke hearts, and parmigiano reggiano. Stir well and evenly distribute amongst the 5 bowls, right on top of the chicken.
  • Evenly sprinkle the mozzarella cheese over the 5 bowls.
  • Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees.
  • Let cool before covering with lids and placing in the refrigerator. Reheat in the microwave for 2-3 minutes.

Notes

Find these in both Myfitnesspal and Macrosfirst app by searching the food database for, “Stay Fit Mom Spinach Artichoke Chicken Orzo Bakes.”
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl, Calories: 428kcal, Carbohydrates: 30.6g, Protein: 44.3g, Fat: 13g
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27 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    LOVE THIS! Instead of the individual bowls I just made a casserole for my family and there was not a single bite left. Absolutely delicious and a hit with kids!

    1. Oh perfect! I love to hear when it’s a hit for the whole family! Thanks for the review Kelly!

  2. 5 stars
    Omgoodness! I have not loved a recipe this much in a very long time. It feels so indulgent. If you love spinach artichoke dip, you will LOVE this!

  3. 5 stars
    Another winner! I’ve made several of your recipes! Great flavor! Made it exactly as printed. Honestly could’ve eaten two of them for dinner tonight! Ha! New to doing meal prep and I love how it makes life so much easier as I’m always rushing out the door for work!

    1. Hi Angela! I’m glad you love this one and others! Thanks for coming back to leave a review! Enjoy!!

  4. 5 stars
    Eating this as I write this review! This is the first recipe I’ve made of yours and it definitely won’t be the last. The flavor is fantastic! It was extrememly easy to assemble and now I have my lunches prepared for the week 🙂

    1. Lindsey, Thank you for the kind review! I’m so glad you love it! There are many more like it!!