Creamy lemon chicken orzo soup (30-minute recipe)
Creamy lemon chicken orzo soup (30-minute recipe)
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  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    A creamy, lemony, wholesome chicken soup packed with veggies and satisfying orzo or risoni. Delicious, and you can have it on the table in just 30 minutes!

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound / 500 grams chicken thighs or breast, chopped into small pieces and rolled in about 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 2 large carrots, diced
    • 2 stalks celery, diced
    • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1 ½ teaspoons mixed Italian herbs (or ½ teaspoon each oregano, thyme, basil)
    • 2 bay leaves and 1 parmesan rind (both optional)
    • 7 cups / 1.6 litres chicken stock
    • ¾ cup / 150 grams orzo (or other small pasta)*
    • ? cup / 80ml cream
    • 2 large handfuls chopped spinach
    • the zest and juice of 1 small lemon (equal to about 3 tablespoons juice)
    • salt and pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1279 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 29 g 45.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 17 g 82.75%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 120 mg 40%
    • Sodium: 4155 mg 173.13%
    • Calcium: 776 mg 77.6%
    • Potassium: 1030 mg 29.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 51.11%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 210 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 15 g 58.32%
    • Sugar: 132 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 1476.95%
    • Vitamin C 729.2%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit9
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit5 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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