Lemon & Orzo Soup

Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 1 cup of orzo
  • 1 cup of shredded chicken
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil


  1. Cook onion, carrot and garlic over medium heat. Stir in broth, salt and pepper, bring to a boil.
  2. Add orzo, chicken and basil, simmer for 6 minutes until tender.
  3. Stir in lemon juice and zest, simmer for 2 minutes.


  • Tastes more like vegetable soup than lemon anything. Orzo is very minimal. It was fine though.

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