You are here

Healthy Greek Lemon Broth

admin's picture
  Canned chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Long grain rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Not Converted Or Instant)
  Egg yolks 3
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Sliced lemon 1 (For Garnish)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Salt To Taste

Pour the broth into a pot and bring it gradually to a full boil.
Pour in the rice, reduce to a simmer, and cover.
Cook for about 25 minutes, or until rice is just tender.
Do not overcook.
Meanwhile whisk the egg yolks and lemon juice together in a small bowl until well combined.
When rice is done, remove soup from the heat and ladle 2 cups of hot broth into the egg and lemon mixture.
Whisk this mixture back into the remaining soup.
Return the soup to medium heat and cook, stirring constantly, until soup is just steaming.
Do not let it reach a boil.
Season to taste and serve immediately, or remove from heat, cool to room temperature, cover and refrigerate.
Correct seasoning .
Garnish hot or cold with lemon slices and chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary


Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.4 (17 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 731 Calories from Fat 191

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.8%

Saturated Fat 7.1 g35.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 555.3 mg185.1%

Sodium 851.8 mg35.5%

Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.3%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 43 g85.8%

Vitamin A 38.6% Vitamin C 89.2%

Calcium 15.8% Iron 34.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Healthy Greek Lemon Broth Recipe