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Avgolemono Soup

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Ingredients
  Stewing chicken 5 Pound
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Carrot 1 , peeled and coarsely chopped
  Stalk celery 1 , chopped
  Onion 1 , peeled and quartered
  Peppercorns 8
  White pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Long grain white rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Rinse chicken thoroughly inside and out.
Place chicken in a large pot and pour 8 cups water over it.
Add chopped carrot, celery, onion, and peppercorns.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer chicken over low heat 2 to 3 hours, in which time chicken will render its flavorful juices.
Skim the surface.
Add salt and pepper to taste toward the end of the stewing process.
After stewing, remove chicken from the pot. (Save it for other uses or discard.) Strain and discard vegetables and chicken debris.
Skim off fat floating on the surface of the soup base, or refrigerate soup base until fat congeals on top and can be removed easily.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4950 Calories from Fat 2452

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 272 g418.4%

Saturated Fat 78.1 g390.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2365.4 mg788.5%

Sodium 2226.7 mg92.8%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.5%

Sugars 12.5 g

Protein 494 g988.2%

Vitamin A 272.1% Vitamin C 72.1%

Calcium 45.6% Iron 128%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Avgolemono Soup Recipe