lemon chicken soup w/ asparagus and orzo

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By Michelle Bersani =^..^=
from East Bridgewater, MA

I had some leftover chicken (again), and wanted some soup. I came up with this really easy recipe for lunch. Hope you like it :)

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For lemon chicken soup w/ asparagus and orzo

  • 1 1/2 c
    chicken breast, cooked and shredded
  • 6 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup, low fat and sodium
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt (less if desired)
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    marjoram, dried
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper (if wanted)
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 md
    small onion, diced
  • 2 c
    asparagus, cooked and chopped about 1 inch
  • 1 c
    orzo pasta, cooked
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How To Make lemon chicken soup w/ asparagus and orzo

  • 1
    In a large dutch oven (or sauce pan), combine all ingredients except for the orzo.
  • 2
    Bring to a boil, then lower heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  • 3
    Turn off heat. Add cooked orzo, cover and let stand another 10-15 minutes.

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