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This Greek lemon chicken soup is a perfect introduction to a full Greek meal or a hearty bowlful for a meal in itself. Serve with fresh pita triangles, and you'll be sure to please your guests!

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
16
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine chicken broth, lemon juice, carrots, onions, celery, soup base, and white pepper in a large pot. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

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  • Blend margarine and flour in a small bowl; gradually stir into soup mixture. Simmer, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, beat egg yolks in a bowl until light in color. Gradually whisk in some hot soup. Add egg mixture to the pot and heat through.

  • Add rice and chicken; cook until warmed through. Ladle hot soup into bowls and garnish with lemon slices.

Nutrition Facts

124 calories; protein 7.8g; carbohydrates 9.1g; fat 6.6g; cholesterol 110.3mg; sodium 1236.8mg. Full Nutrition
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