Chicken Orzo & Leek Soup

Easy, delicious, one-pot meal!
Yield: 4-6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 package Olivia’s Organics leeks – sliced
  • 2 carrots - peeled and diced
  • 2 Olivia’s Organics celery stalks - diced
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 large chicken breast - cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup orzo pasta
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  • In a large pot, heat the olive oil and add the leeks, carrots, and celery. Sauté 4 to 5 minutes. Add in the garlic and cook for another minute. Season with salt, pepper and thyme.
  • Add broth and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, add the chicken, and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the orzo and cook for an additional 8 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.
  • Serve with fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.

Categories: Appetizer