Mediterranean Orzo Soup

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Jul. 24, 2013

Mediterranean Orzo Soup Recipe. A filling and healthy soup for summer!


Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , sliced
Scallions 2 Medium , thinly sliced
Chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Orzo pasta 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Garbanzo beans canned 15 Ounce , drained, rinsed
Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
Cooked chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs) , shredded
Baby spinach 6 Ounce
Lemon juice 1/2 Medium
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste
Parmesan cheese shaving 5 Gram



1. In a heavy bottom pan over medium heat pour olive oil.

2. Add garlic and scallions and saute for 1 minute.

3. Pour the chicken stock and water, over high heat bring it to a boil.

4. Once it reaches to a boil add the uncooked orzo, garbanzo beans, and lemon zest.

5. Give it a stir and cook on high heat for 10 minutes.

6. Add the cooked chicken, spinach, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

7. Give it a quick stir and turn off the heat.

8. Transfer a ladle full of the soup in a serving bowl and top it with shaved Parmesan, pepper, and a little extra squeeze of lemon.


9. Serve with toasted crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 566Calories from Fat 160

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 867 mg36.13%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 35 g70%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet