This lemon chicken orzo soup is simply bursting with Mediterranean flavors! It’s a cozy and warming soup made with just a handful of ingredients that will definitely make any day better.
Few things are as comforting as a bowl of chicken soup, and this lemon chicken orzo soup takes flavors to the next level!
It’s a soup with Greek vibes as it has loads of lemon juice and fresh dill to transform a simple soup into a real treat.
The orzo adds texture and makes this fresh, bright soup a little bit heartier. It’s healthy food and comfort food all in one beautiful bowl of soup!
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium carrot, diced
2-3 celery stalks, diced
1 medium leek, white and light green parts only, finely chopped
2 large garlic cloves, minced
6 cups (1.5 litres) chicken stock
2 chicken breasts (about ¾ lb / 350 g)
1 cup (225 g) orzo
Juice of 1 small lemon
1 cup (30 g) fresh dill, finely chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste