Avgolemono soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 230.8
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 217.2 mg
  • Sodium: 2,123.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 20.6 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    Chicken Broth, 6 cup
    Israeli couscous TJ's, 100 gram(s), or orzo or rice
    Egg, fresh, 4 large
    Lemon juice, 5 tbsp (about 1.5 medium lemons)
    Salt, 1 tsp or to taste
    6 oz cooked chicken breast meat, cut into cubes


Bring broth to boil. Put couscous (orzo, rice) in and cook until tender (5 min for couscous, 10 for orzo, 20 for rice).

Meanwhile, whisk eggs and lemon juice together.

Salt broth to taste. Slowly add about 1 c of broth to lemon/egg mix, whisking as you go. Pour egg mixture into pot with soup. Bring to simmer, but don't boil.

Heat chicken covered for a minute in the microwave. Put 1.5 oz of chicken in the bottom of each of 4 bowls. Ladle 1.5 c soup over top.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user COUNTERENTROPY.

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