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Avgolemono Soup

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Ingredients
  Vegetable broth 8 Cup (128 tbs) (Well Flavored)
  Brown rice 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), washed and picked over
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Whole eggs 2
  Fresh lemon juice 4 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley/Chives 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Bring vegetable broth to a boil; add rice, cover and simmer until rice is tender (45 to 50 minutes).
Taste; add pepper and salt; remove from heat.
Beat eggs well and add lemon juice; continue beating.
Take a ladle-ful of soup; stir it into the egg mixture.
Beat thoroughly.
Pour the egg mixture into the soup slowly, stirring constantly.
Reheat soup and cook until it thickens.
Do not let the soup boil or the eggs will curdle.
Taste and correct seasonings.
Garnish with parsley or chives and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled

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