Lemon Chicken Soup

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Ingredients

8 cups fat-free chicken broth
1 boneless, skinless chicken breast (6 ounces)
2 whole Medium carrots, peeled and diced
1 stalk celery, sliced
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 cup orzo
1 whole lemon, juiced

Preparation

1. Place all of the ingredients except the lemon juice in a 4-quart pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender and the orzo is cooked al dente.

2. Remove the chicken breast from the soup and cut into strips. Then return to the pot. Add the lemon juice, stirring well to mix. Remove and discard the bay leaf.

3. Ladle the hot soup into individual bowls and serve immediately.

Yield

Serves 4 serving

Cook Time

Prep Time: 10 mins.
Cook Time: 40 mins.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Serves 4 serving
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 136
Calories from Fat: 72

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
12%
Carbohydrates 25g
8%
Dietary Fiber 7g
28%
Saturated Fat 8g
40%
Calories 136kcal
6%
Cholesterol 12mg
4%
Protein 15g
25%
Sodium 1643mg
68%
Calcium
1%
Iron
13%
Vitamin A
105%
Vitamin C
45%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.