Greek Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

6
Medium
Soups

Characteristics

Under 30 minutes Dairy Free Without nuts Without peanuts Low in Saturated Fat

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

200
Calories
25 g
Protein
18 g
Carbs
1 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

1 6
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 200
  • Lipides 3 g
    • Saturated fat  1 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Sodium  680 mg
  • Carbs 18 g
    • fiber  1 g
    • Sugar  1 g
  • Protein 25 g

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (48 ounces) Compliments Chicken Broth
  • 3/4 cup Orzo
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4-1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Compliments Large Eggs, well beaten
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced
  • Compliments Organics Fresh Chives

Method

  1. In a 5 to 6-quart pan, combine broth and orzo over high heat. 
  2. Cover and bring to a simmer. 
  3. Reduce heat to medium-high and add chicken breasts,re-cover and simmer just until chicken is no longer pink in center (cut to test), 10-11 minutes. 
  4. With a fork, transfer chicken to a platter or cutting board and cut into bite-size pieces.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together lemon juice and beaten eggs until blended.
  6. Add a ladle full of the hot broth mixture and whisk vigorously until smooth.
  7. Add mixture back to pan along with cooked chicken. 
  8. Stir just until hot and slightly thickened, about 2 minutes. 
  9. Stir in chives, ladle into bowls, and serve immediately.

Cheers for Chives: This recipe will use about half of your package of chives. Save the rest to use in the Pan-Seared Tuna Rice Cakes recipe.

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