Easy Spinach Soup


This yummy spinach soup is made with scallions and carrots in chicken broth. Top with Parmesan cheese, if desired.

close up view of spinach, carrot and orzo soup in a bowl
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 ½ tablespoons butter

  • ½ cup chopped carrots

  • ½ cup chopped scallions

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 6 cups chicken broth

  • ½ cup orzo

  • 1 (10 ounce) bag fresh spinach, chopped

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Melt butter in a stockpot over medium heat. Add carrots, scallions, and garlic; cook and stir until scallions are soft, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour in chicken broth; bring to a boil.

  2. Add pasta and cook, stirring occasionally until tender yet firm to the bite, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in spinach; cook until tender, 2 to 3 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper.


Use margarine in place of butter, if desired.

Use any small pasta shape or rice instead of orzo, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

137 Calories
6g Fat
17g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 137
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 1067mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 16mg 79%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 350mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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