W/W Chicken Orzo Soup with Lemon.

This lemon chicken orzo soup is simply bursting with Mediterranean flavors! It’s a cozy and warming soup made with just a handful of ingredients that will definitely make any day better.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • ▢½ teaspoon salt (or more to taste)
  • ▢¼ teaspoon black pepper (or more to taste)
  • ▢2 medium uncooked carrots, sliced into thin rounds
  • ▢1 small fennel bulb, thinly sliced and then chopped
  • ½ cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • ▢1 cup chopped cooked skinless chicken breast
  • ▢2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ▢2 tablespoons fresh dill (or more to taste)

    Instructions

  • In a large soup pot, combine broth, salt and pepper; bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Add carrots, fennel and orzo; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer, with a lid partially covering the pot, until orzo and vegetables are tender, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken; cook until heated through.
  • Remove pot from heat; stir in lemon juice and dill. Taste and adjust seasonings, adding more salt, pepper, dill, and/or lemon juice as necessary to suit your tastes.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

 6

Serving Size:

 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 241Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 447mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 21g

Nutritional information is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator.

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