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Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

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Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

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  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 carrots (peeled and diced)
  • 1/2 onion (diced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 10 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup whole wheat orzo (DeLallo)
  • 3 cooked chicken (ish cups, I use shredded rotisserie chicken)
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 lemons (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 handful fresh spinach
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • freshly ground pepper (lots of)
  • fresh dill (as much, as you can handle)
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    Satya Emanuel 7 months ago
    Yummy, but next time I will use chicken thighs instead of breasts for the meat.
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    Nina Dershem 7 months ago
    Very good but maybe go light with the lemon juice. It had a tart taste from the lemon juice but the flavor was great. I also had to sauté for more than 10 minutes to get everything soft and tender.
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    Priscilla Scruggs 8 months ago
    Delicious. Everyone loved it it’s a keeper!
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    Lovern 10 months ago
    Delicious. Husband said “Don’t lose that recipe”.
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    Eileen a year ago
    Great. I would make it again.
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    Parker a year ago
    Yummly Awesome! I followed the recipe but added better than bouillon. Who makes chicken soup without better than bouillon? The first time I made it it was too much lemon so I cut the lemon juice in half. Since I cut the recipe in half, I only used 2 tbsps of lemon juice. It was perfect Sooooo good! Glad I made a big pot for leftovers.
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    Stevenson 2 years ago
    Have made a version that has a lot more fat...this was comparable...excellent!
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    Nelson C. 2 years ago
    Is very good stuff i like it...Amen
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    Chriz Godwin 2 years ago
    Fantastic! Made a quick lunch to share with friends too!
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    Laurie Friiedman 2 years ago
    Excellent I loved that it was creamy without the cream/milk.
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    Brent Jones 2 years ago
    Nice flavor. Simple to make
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    Anastasios Dres 2 years ago
    I’ve made the soup multiple times and it’s one of my family’s favorite soups hands-down great recipe.
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    Kate Sandman 2 years ago
    UPDATE: On day 2 I reheated the soup, adding chicken Better than Bouillion, which made all the difference!! Now I could give it 3.5 stars. I used Vite Ramen instead of rice or noodles and dry dill vs fresh. Otherwise I stuck to the recipe. Taste was very one note and not distinctively lemon or dill like I had hoped. I think bigger chunks of carrots and maybe parsnips would have made it better. I won’t make it again.
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    Katie H. 2 years ago
    This turned out great!
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    Cowley 2 years ago
    not a fan, very acidic.
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    Sonia C 2 years ago
    Delicious! Very creamy. Would adjust the pasta to broth ratio for your desired thickness/consistency. Super quick and easy weeknight dinner with leftover rotisserie chicken.
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    Matt C. 2 years ago
    Great soup and easy to make! I originally rated 4 stars, but came back to change it to 5 stars, as it was that much better the next day. I might make it in the summer, let it chill overnight in the fridge, and serve it cold the next day😁
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    Tomas 2 years ago
    This is one of my favorite soups on this site love how the lemon and the chicken works together and I always add more veggies to my soup. I usually leave out the Orzo
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    Wendy Haddad 2 years ago
    Very light. Wish I’d added a bit more lemon
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    John Lewis 2 years ago
    Loved it but only used a little dried dill. To many other good flavors to over power it with dill. And it would just raise the price of the soup. I will make it again.
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    Stephanie 3 years ago
    Turned out Great! my family loved it I added some extra vegetables and omitted the eggs.
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    Broadzella27 3 years ago
    Added more. Turned out amazing.
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    Betsy M. 3 years ago
    Fresh, healthy and great way to use up garden dill.
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    Zezette 4 years ago
    So good!! Perfect blend of lemon and dill