Avgolemono Soup January 11, 2017

Filed Under: Recipe - Sue Fuirst @ 5:21 pm
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avgolemono soup


4 cups chicken broth (preferably homemade)

3 eggs (1 whole and 2 yolks)

1 1/2 cups cooked white rice

scant ¼ cup lemon juice, 1 small fresh lemon

1 cup cooked chicken meat, shredded into small pieces

½ cup cooked, diced carrot


In your favorite soup pot, heat chicken broth to a simmer.


Using a blender or a small bowl and immersion blender, combine 1 cup of simmering broth in pot, ½ cup rice, lemon juice and eggs and puree.  Stir the blended mixture into simmering chicken broth.  Add remaining rice, cooked chicken and carrots.  Lower heat and cook for a few minutes to thicken. Season with kosher salt and pepper.


Serves 4.