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.


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Rating:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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