This Greek-style lemon chicken orzo soup is the kinda cozy food you're gonna want on standby all winter! Incredibly soothing and bursting with fresh lemon flavor.
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Greek Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This Greek-style lemon chicken orzo soup is the kinda cozy food you're gonna want on standby all winter! Incredibly soothing and bursting with fresh lemon flavor.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-in cubes
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-in cubes
  • 2 stalks celery, cut into 1-in cubes
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups dry orzo pasta, cooked according to package instructions
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Crumbled feta for serving

Instructions

  1. In a medium dutch oven or soup pot over medium-high heat, saute chicken, carrots, celery, onion, and garlic until veggies are tender and chicken is no longer pink.

  2. Reduce heat to medium and add chicken broth. Bring to a low simmer, stirring occasionally, then add cooked orzo, baby spinach, lemon juice, zest, oregano, and salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Bring soup to a low simmer until heated through. Ladle soup into bowls and top with crumbled feta. Enjoy!