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Vegetarian Lemon-Rice Soup

SARAHLIZZ3

"My Greek grandma's recipe made vegetarian. This was the soup that she made me whenever I was sick, instead of chicken noodle soup. It's rich, creamy, and soothing!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 158 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Bring vegetable broth to a boil in a 2-quart saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, add rice, cover the saucepan, and simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Beat eggs and lemon juice together in a small bowl. Ladle some of the hot soup into the egg mixture and stir to temper the eggs.
  3. Stir egg mixture into the broth and rice. Reduce heat to low and cook until the soup is hot, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • For a thicker soup, add some flour or cornstarch while cooking.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 158 calories; 4.5 g fat; 25.1 g carbohydrates; 7.6 g protein; 140 mg cholesterol; 554 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I love this recipe! It was super easy to make and delicious. Since going vegetarian, lemon rice soup has been something I have really missed now I don't have to anymore. This recipe taste exac...

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Original poster here: I'm realizing while reading a couple of these reviews that I was using really small lemons to make this recipe. Consider adding one lemon (or even a half a lemon if you are...

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I love this recipe! It was super easy to make and delicious. Since going vegetarian, lemon rice soup has been something I have really missed now I don't have to anymore. This recipe taste exac...

Original poster here: I'm realizing while reading a couple of these reviews that I was using really small lemons to make this recipe. Consider adding one lemon (or even a half a lemon if you are...

I love the chicken lemon rice soup you find at Greek diners, and I wanted to recreate at home without chicken. Unfortunately, the juice from my 2 lemons was too much - it was way too lemony and ...

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I used chicken broth and bottled lemon juice.

Tasted like rice in slightly diluted lemon juice. Disappointed : (

The only good thing about this one was the smell. I added only one lemon but all I could taste was that. It was way too bitter! The texture doesn't work out with every time of rise and the eggs ...