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Greek Chicken Orzo Soup

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped carrot 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Bay leaves 2
  Fat free less sodium chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Uncooked orzo 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken breast tenders 3⁄4 Pound, chopped
  Baby spinach leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh oregano 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery. Saute 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. Add bay leaves; saute 1 minute.
2. Add chicken broth and water; bring to a boil. Stir in orzo; cook, uncovered, 8 minutes. Reduce heat, and stir in chicken. Simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir in spinach; remove from heat. Let stand 2 to 3 minutes or until spinach wilts. Stir in parsley, oregano, lemon juice, pepper, and salt. Remove bay leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy

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