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Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

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5 from 1 vote

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Course Dinner, Main Course, Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 409kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups carrots sliced
  • 2 cups celery diced
  • 1 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 1 pound cooked chicken diced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add carrots, celery and onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for an additional minute.
  • Sprinkle flour on top of vegetables and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until flour begins to turn golden brown.
  • Stir in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer for 15 minutes. Add orzo and cook for 10 minutes, stirring frequently to make sure it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pot.
  • Add cooked chicken, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper and let simmer for a few minutes, until heated through, and serve.

Notes

MFP: MFF Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Nutrition

Serving: 12.1ounces | Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 46.1g | Protein: 30.9g | Fat: 11.2g

5 thoughts on “Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

  1. Next time add only half of the Lemon juice called for.

  2. Delicious!

  3. Love this!!!

  4. Hubby says this is the best soup he has *ever* had

  5. 5 stars
    So good!

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