Chicken Soup With Fennel and Orzo

Recipe by Graciebonica

My family really enjoys chicken soups, and they are always eager to try a new recipe. This soup is lower in fat, especially if you use 98% or fat-free stock. Please taste as you prepare, and add any additional seasonings or more of those listed to suit your taste.

Top Review by Outta Here

A nice change from regular noodle soup. The fennel bulb gives this a nice flavor. I also added a handful of chopped mushrooms that needed using. Will be making this again. Made for Spring 2012 Pick a Chef game.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a soup kettle, saute fennel bulb and onion in oil until fennel is softened.
  2. Add the next seven ingredients.
  3. Bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in chicken, orzo and wine.
  6. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until orzo is tender.
  7. Stir in fennel fronds.

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