7 Oh-So-Good Orzo Soup Recipes
Orzo, a semolina flour pasta shaped like large grains of rice, is perfect for adding body to your standard soup. Try a lemony chicken and orzo offering or serve a sumptuous split pea soup; orzo cooks quickly and takes the flavor of whatever ingredient it's paired with. Make the most of this little pasta with big flavor by digging into seven of our favorite orzo soup recipes.
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup
Tender chopped chicken breast combines with lemon, spinach, and dried herbs for luscious, tangy soup. Pair with a piece of crusty bread for a balanced and filling dinner.
Tuscan Chard and Cannellini Bean Soup
A rich bean stew with sun-dried tomatoes and smoked bacon is a feast for the senses. Add a Parmesan rind to the broth as it cooks, or add in grated cheese to help thicken the finished product.
Vegetarian Split Pea Soup
"My husband and I loved this recipe," says home cook Catherine. "We agree with a previous reviewer that this is the best split pea soup we've ever tasted. It is shockingly delicious for so few ingredients!"
Chicken and Orzo Soup with Fennel
Just a few fresh ingredients pack a punch in this easy recipe. Fresh dill, fennel, lemon, and orzo create a silky comfort in each spoonful that'll have you coming back for more.
California Italian Wedding Soup
A fresh take a deliciously classic soup. Beef meatballs, basil, and green onion create a bright, hearty flavor that's sure to become a staple in your weeknight routine.
Creamy Kohlrabi Soup
A velvety turnip soup with a delicious edge courtesy of bay leaf and fresh ground pepper. Orzo is added to blended soup and simmered until tender.
Easy Spinach Soup
A simple but impactful recipe that will soothe you to your core. Garlic, scallions, spinach, and orzo simmer in chicken broth for a wholesomely delicious dish.