Avgolemono (Greek Egg & Lemon Soup)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 132.2
  • Total Fat: 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 109.6 mg
  • Sodium: 347.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 7.7 g

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A light and refreshing summer soup A light and refreshing summer soup
Number of Servings: 12


    3 quarts chicken stock (homemade is best so you can minimize the sodium)
    1 cup rice
    2 lemons (just the juice)
    6 large egg yolks
    White pepper and salt to taste


Bring chicken stock to a boil. Add rice and cook for about 20 minutes. Whisk juice of lemons with the egg yolks until slightly thickened. Temper egg mixture with some of the stock. Add slowly back into the simmering stock, stirring with a wooden spoon while doing this. Cook until slightly thickened. Season to taste.

Makes 12 1-cup servings.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KAREBEAR525.

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