Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup Recipe

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup is excellent comfort food. Feeling under the weather? This is your cure-all.


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 64 ounces chicken broth, (2 boxes)
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons dill, chopped
  • 1 zucchini squash, shredded
  • 5 green onions, sliced
  • 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced


  1. In a slow cooker place chicken breast, chopped celery, garlic, plum tomatoes, black pepper, fresh parsley and dill, lemon zest, and chicken broth.
  2. Cook on high for 5 hours or low for 8 hours.
  3. Add shredded zucchini, green onion, and orzo pasta and cook for one additional hour (on high).
  4. Remove chicken breast from slow cooker and shred.
  5. Place the chicken back in the slow cooker, add in lemon juice, stir, and ladle into bowls! 
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  • Soup will take 9 hours if cooked on low.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 80

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0
Calories 9

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 77mg
Total Carbohydrate 1g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 0g
Protein 1g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.

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