Avgolemono Soup (lemon Soup) Recipe

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Avgolemono Soup (lemon soup)

Shirley Murtagh

By
@Squirrelishone

This is a soup that I have ordered many times in Greek Restaurants. Friends and my husband all love this soup.
Here is a recipe for Avgolemono soup from a Greek cookbook that I bought from "the Greek Market" here in Winnipeg, MB
I hope everyone that tries this soup loves it as much as my family,friends and I do.
THE RECIPE SAYS TO :
FOLLOW DIRECTIONS CLOSELY TO ENSURE PERFECT RESULTS.

Rating:
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Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

6 cups chicken stock (homemade or bought)
1/3 cup of rice or orzo
3 eggs separated
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
fresh parsley chopped for garnish
freshly ground black pepper

Step-By-Step

1In a large saucepan, bring chicken stock to a boil.
2Add rice or orzo slowly to preserve the boil.
3Stir and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
4Remove from heat and keep warm.
5Separate the eggs and beat the whites with salt until stiff.
6Add yolks, one at a time and continue to beat with the mixer on lowest setting until blended.
7Slowly add the lemon juice continuing to beat on the lowest setting until thoroughly mixed.
8Continuing to beat add 1 cup of hot chicken stock slowly to the egg-lemon mixture.
9Pour the egg-lemon mixture into the reserved stock and heat through over low heat
10Stir constantly without simmering or boiling for a few minutes or until the soup thickens sufficiently to coat a spoon.
11Ladle into soup bowls.
12Garnish with chopped parsley and freshly ground pepper.
13Serves 6
14Enjoy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Greek
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #soup, #Greek soup