Ingredients:

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 4 medium carrots, chopped
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced (uncooked)
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups dry orzo pasta
  • 2 lemons, freshly squeezed
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley, chopped

Preparation:

  1. In a large stock pot add chopped onion, carrots, and celery, along with 2 Tablespoons olive oil. Saute for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  2. Add minced garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add diced chicken, broth, and dry pasta. Bring soup to a boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken and pasta is fully cooked. Remove from heat.
  4. Add in lemon juice and parsley. Serve hot.

Preparation time: 10 min. Cooking time: 30 min. Total time: 40 min. Serves 6-8.

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