greek lemon chicken soup

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By johnnie van voorhis
from new rochelle, NY

After trying this soup at a local diner, I was hooked and begged for recipe! It is a great winter soup but also a great soup for spring since its so refreshing!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For greek lemon chicken soup

  • 6 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked orzo pasta
  • 4 lg
  • 1/3 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 c
    carrot, shredded
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 8 oz
    cooked chicken ( shredded or bite size pieces)

How To Make greek lemon chicken soup

  • 1
    Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan.
  • 2
    Add orzo & reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until orzo is slightly tender.
  • 3
    Remove from heat. Place eggs and juice in a blender or food processor, process until smooth.
  • 4
    Remove 1 cup broth from pan with a ladle, making sure to leave out orzo. With blender or processor on, slowly add broth, process until smooth.
  • 5
    Add carrot, salt, pepper and chicken to pan. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat and cook 5 minutes or until orzo is done.
  • 6
    Reduce heat to low. Slowly stir in egg mixture; and cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly(do not boil).

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