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Greek Avgolemono Soup with Chicken

Avgolemono soup is a traditional Greek creamy, lemony soup. This recipe is accented with Greek Seasoning and orzo.

Ingredients
Serves: 4.
Serving Size: 1 cup
Directions
10 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Bring chicken stock, 3/4 cup of the water, orzo and Greek seasoning to boil in 4-quart saucepan. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until orzo is just tender

  • Beat egg yolks, remaining 1/4 cup water and cornstarch in large bowl with wire whisk. Gradually whisk in about 2 cups of the hot broth mixture. Slowly whisk egg mixture back into the remaining broth mixture in pan

  • Cook on medium-low heat 5 to 7 minutes to slightly thicken. Do not boil. Stir in chicken and lemon juice; cook until heated through. Garnish each serving with thin slice of lemon and chopped parsley, if desired

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 211Cholesterol: 188mg
  • Sodium: 1068mgProtein: 17g
  • Total Fat: 7gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 20g

Ratings & Reviews: 1

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  • Georgana D. on 07/21/2015

    Excellent! My husband made this dish from the leftover Greek chicken with olives and dried plums. It is delicious! It is a nice, mild chicken soup that is creamy and has a hint of lemon. My husband doesn't care for lemon but the soup is mild enough that he can eat it, too.

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