Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Orzo Soup Recipe


Nutrition

Cal/Serving: 122
Daily Value: 6%
Servings: 6

Low-Sodium
Low-Fat-Abs, Sugar-Conscious, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Milk-Free, Peanut-Free, Tree-Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Fish-Free, Shellfish-Free, Alcohol-Free
Fat2g3%
Saturated1g3%
Trans0g0%
Carbs13g4%
Fiber2g7%
Sugars2g0%
Protein13g26%
Cholesterol24mg8%
Sodium123mg5%
Calcium36mg4%
Magnesium27mg7%
Potassium453mg13%
Iron1mg5%
Zinc1mg4%
Phosphorus162mg23%
Vitamin A3738IU75%
Vitamin C8mg14%
Thiamin (B1)0mg4%
Riboflavin (B2)0mg7%
Niacin (B3)7mg33%
Vitamin B60mg19%
Folic Acid (B9)22µg5%
Vitamin B120µg4%
Vitamin D0µg0%
Vitamin E0mg2%
Vitamin K20µg25%
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated1g0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated0g0%
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Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken and Orzo Soup
Jennifer Drummond

This healthy, flavorful soup is loaded with tons of fresh, nutritious ingredients like spinach, carrots, celery, and onion and simmers in a slow cooker while you're away at work so it tastes like it cooked all day — because it did.

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INGREDIENTS

  • One 8-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 medium-sized carrots, diced
  • 2/3 cup diced celery
  • 2/3 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • Handful of spinach, stemmed
  • 1/2 cup orzo
  • Parmesan, for serving (optional)

DIRECTIONS

Combine all of the ingredients except for the spinach, orzo, and Parmesan in a slow cooker. Cook on low for 7-9 hours or on high for 5-6 hours. About 1 hour before the chicken is done, shred the chicken with a fork. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the orzo pasta according to the package directions. 

About 5 minutes before serving, add the spinach and orzo pasta. Wait for the spinach to wilt. Top the soup with a little Parmesan cheese, if using. 

Recipe Details

Servings: 6
Cuisine: American
Special Designations: Kid-friendly, Healthy

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