Orzo Chicken Soup
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 45 min.
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
- 1/2 cup sliced carrot
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast
- 1/2 cup uncooked orzo pasta
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Minced fresh parsley
- In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add 1 can broth, carrot and celery; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the chicken, orzo, pepper and remaining broth; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until orzo and vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with parsley.
Nutrition Facts1-1/2 cups: 225 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 890mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.
Nov 27, 2012
Loved it, light and tasty, and fast and easy, what else is there!
Sep 29, 2012
Wonderful recipe, definitely a keeper.
Dec 17, 2008
This is very good
Sep 14, 2008
This is great when you want homemade chicken soup, but you don't have a lot of time. It's very good! I always add some garlic powder and white pepper to the recipe. Occasionally, I add other herbs, such as thyme or sage.