Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup Recipe

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johnnie van voorhis


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 votes
20 Min
10 Min


6 c
chicken broth
1/2 c
uncooked orzo pasta
4 large
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


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

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About Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chicken Soups
Hashtags: #lemon, #greek