Lemon Chicken & Orzo Soup with Kale

Lemon Chicken & Orzo Soup with Kale

Take your chicken soup game to the next level with lots of veggies, orzo, a bright splash of fresh lemon juice, and Knorr Zero Salt Bouillon Chicken. Our Lemon Chicken & Orzo Soup with Kale recipe is sure to impress any picky crowd!
  • 12 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 5 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 8 People

    Serves

  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) vegetable oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 4 ribs celery, sliced
  • 3 medium carrots, halved lengthwise, then sliced
  • 8 cups (2 L) water
  • 8 ounces (225 g) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-in/2.5 cm chunks
  • 8 ounces (225 g) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-in/2.5 cm chunks
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Knorr® Zero Salt Chicken Bouillon
  • 8 ounces (225 g) uncooked orzo
  • 3 cups (750 mL) baby kale
  • Juice from 1 large lemon, (1/4 cup/60 mL)

  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat and cook onion, celery and carrots, stirring occasionally, until onion is translucent, about 3 minutes.

  2. Add water, chicken and Knorr® Zero Salt Chicken Bouillon and bring to a boil. Stir in orzo; reduce heat and boil gently until orzo is tender and chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 7 minutes.

  3. Stir in kale until it wilts. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 220.0
Calcium (g) 75.0 mg
Carbohydrates (g) 30.0 g
Fat (g) 5.0 g
Fiber (g) 3.0 g
Iron (g) 2.25 mg
Potassium (g) 800.0 mg
Protein (g) 16.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 1.0 g
Sodium (g) 90.0 mg
Sugar (g) 5.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

Tip: If desired, season with salt to taste and sprinkle servings with grated Parmesan cheese.

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