This quick chicken orzo soup has warm, comforting flavors from the perfect combination of broth, chicken and vegetables. The orzo makes it filling without weighing it down.

EatingWell.com, January 2022

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Credit: Photography / Jennifer Causey, Styling / Melissa Gray / Kay Clarke

Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven or other large pot over medium-high heat. Add carrots, celery, onion and garlic; cook, stirring often, until the vegetables are just soft, about 8 minutes. Stir in broth, chicken, salt, Italian seasoning and pepper; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and gently boil, undisturbed, for 5 minutes. Stir in orzo and cook, undisturbed, until the orzo is tender, 8 to 10 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts

about 2 cups
454 calories; protein 43g; carbohydrates 41g; dietary fiber 9g; sugars 4g; fat 12g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 89mg; vitamin a iu 10358IU; sodium 722mg; potassium 586mg; niacin equivalents 22mg.
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