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Patties with Red Pepper Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Store leftover chipotle peppers in the refrigerator for up to a week. Add chopped peppers and adobo sauce to salsa and other red sauces.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 package (10 ounces) refrigerated breaded chicken patties
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) roasted sweet red peppers, drained
  • 1 teaspoon minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Prepare orzo and peas according to package directions. Meanwhile, place chicken patties in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until heated through.
  3. In a blender, cover and process red and chipotle peppers until pureed; transfer to a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 1 minute. Spoon over chicken patties; sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Drain orzo and peas; combine. Serve with chicken.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 470 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 634mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein.

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