Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Recipe Courtesy of 101 Cookbooks. For some added flavor, or to take this soup in another direction, toss the tomatoes with somewhere between a teaspoon + of adobo sauce (from can of chipotles)....more or less depending on how spicy you like your food.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the broth to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the orzo and cook until just tender - about ten minutes.
  3. Stir in the chopped spinach.
  4. In the meantime, heat the tomatoes, red pepper flakes and a splash of extra virgin olive oil in a separate saucepan. Taste, and salt a bit if needed.
  5. Just before serving, Slowly pour the egg whites into the soup, stirring quickly with a whisk. The whites should take on a raggy appearance.
  6. Taste and add more salt if needed.
  7. Serve the soup in individual bowls, with each serving topped with a generous spoonful of tomatoes, a drizzle of olive oil, and dusting of cheese.