I have to say, I am impressed. I make a Lemony-Chicken-Soup-263380, that all my friends request the recipe for. It is SO yummy. However, this is awfully close in taste. That said, I think simply because of ease, yours is better! However, I do appreciate the sauteed red pepper in my soup, so I might add it to yours for special occasions. Dress this up with a slice of fresh lemon and some fresh parsley too. The best part - I can make this from pantry items. Might even try using jarred red pepper. Thank you.
This is a great recipe. I recently tried this soup in a restaurant and loved it so I searched for it here. This soup is better than I had in the restaurant. My kids liked it too. I also added sauteed carrots and celery and I used the 97% fat-free cream of chicken soup. This is a definite keeper!
This was fantastic! I LOVED to lemony flavor!! I added finely diced (and sauteed) carrots and celery, and used brown rice. I can't WAIT to have this for lunch again today!
flavor was good and it was very simple to make. it seems like i'm the only person this happened to, but the rice sucked up all the liquid and i ended up with more of a rice casserole type dish. had to add water to eat it as soup. maybe i cooked too long?
LOVE this soup! This recipe caught my eye (father-in-law was born in Athens) and I had all the ingredients on hand. It is so yummy! I don't know if there will be any left for my husband to try when he gets home from work! Thanks Laurie for a great recipe!
This was great! My boyfriend who grew up in Greece even thought it was fantastic. We use orzo rather than rice, and no lemon rind...delicious!
Fantastic and easy!!! I added just a couple of things. I sauteed some chopped celery and onion to add to the soup for a little color and flavor. Also, I doubled everything else, adding a can of cream of celery soup also. I have a large family and needed more soup. Also, I love to have leftovers! Served with some warm sourdough bread and it is a delicious meal! Thank you for posting Laurie.
First recipe I've tried from this site, and it was a great way to start. Had never had lemon soup until we visited a new Greek restaurant. Then I went hunting for a recipe. This was at least as good and a heck of a lot cheaper. Had a friend for dinner and she asked if she could have a little to put over her fresh asparagus also. Quite a hit. Unfortunately I only had instant rice, but it work just as well.
This is a good, not great, soup. Preparation is extremely quick and easy. I made it for myself when I was sick with a head cold and will definitely make it again when I need a quick, simple soup.
I wish I could give this more stars. I added garlic, black pepper, and some red pepper flakes and doubled (if not more) the amount of fresh lemon juice. I passed this on to my sister, friends and co-workers. We are all so impressed with this soup. WOW! Thanks for posting this recipe!