Chicken & Orzo Soup for 1 or 2

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Barb G.

Orzo is a tiny rice-shaped pasta, if not available, substitute any small pasta.This recipe comes courtesy Diabetic recipes for 1 or 2 people. Dietary exchanges 1 vegetable, 1 starch,1 1/2 lean meat

Top Review by ellie_

Very good quick wholesome meal! Perfect quick meal for just ds and me when dh isn't home for supper. I used the colored orzo and instead of carrots (out of) used a chopped red and a green bell pepper. I was also out of green onions so used chives instead. Very pretty and delicious too! Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray medium sauce pan with cooking spray, heat over medium-high heat; Add chicken , cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until no longer pink; remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In same saucepan combine broth, water, carrot, onion, orzo, ginger and turmeric; bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 8 to 10 minutes or until orzo is tender.
  4. Stir in chicken and lemon juice; cook until hot; season to taste with pepper; Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with green onions, if desired.

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