Slow Cooker Chicken Orzo and Garbanzo Beans

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This family-friendly recipe will surely be a hit at the dinner table!

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  • Prep Time: 4 hours 15 minutes

Main Dishes

Serves: 6
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: About 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Yellow/Orange, White


2 lbs Chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cut into 12 pieces

1 can (16 oz) Garbanzo beans, reduced sodium

1 can (15 oz) Tomato sauce

1 1/2 cups Onion, diced

1/4 cup Olives, chopped

1 Tbsp Oregano, fresh, chopped

1 clove Garlic, minced

1/4 tsp Ground black pepper

12 oz Dried orzo pasta

6 Tbsp Feta cheese, reduced fat, crumbled



  1. Rinse and drain beans.
  2. Add the chicken, beans, tomato sauce, onion, olives, oregano, garlic and pepper to the slow cooker and stir to combine.
  3. Cover and cook on low until the chicken is cooked through and the flavors are all melded, about 4 hours.
  4. Cook the orzo pasta according to the directions on the package.
  5. Serve over cooked orzo pasta and top each serving with a tablespoon of feta cheese. Garnish with a sprig of fresh oregano as desired.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    510
  • Carbohydrates:    65g
  • Total Fat:    7g
  • Cholesterol:    85mg
  • Saturated Fat:   2g
  • Dietary Fiber:    7g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    10%
  • Sodium:    270 mg
  • Protein:    45g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Courtesy of BUSH's Beans



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