Chicken Lemon Soup with Orzo Pasta - Crockpot
 
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Serves: 7½ cups
Ingredients
  • 8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 carrots, medium in size, diced
  • ⅔ cup celery, diced
  • ⅔ cups onion, diced
  • ½ tbsp. ground pepper
  • 2 tsp. rosemary
  • 2 tsp. thyme
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 4 cups chicken broth, low sodium
  • 2 cups water
  • Spinach, handful, no stems
  • ½ cup orzo pasta
  • Optional: Parmesan Cheese
Instructions
  1. Add all your ingredients into a crockpot (except the orzo pasta). Cook on low for 7 - 9 hours or on high for 5 - 6 hours.
  2. About an hour before the chicken is done, shred your chicken with a fork.
  3. Meanwhile, cook your orzo pasta according to manufactures directions.
  4. About 5 minutes before you serve your soup, add spinach and orzo pasta. Wait for the spinach to wilt.
  5. Top soup with a little Parmesan cheese.
Notes
Calories per 1½ cups: 163.6, Fat: 1.3, Cholesterol: 26, Sodium: 117, Potassium: 171, Carbs: 23, Fiber: 2.2, Sugar: 2.2, Protein: 15.4
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 5 - 11/2 cups
Recipe by PB + P Design at https://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2012/04/01/chicken-lemon-soup-with-orzo-pasta/