Meatball and Orzo Soup

Meatball and Orzo Soup


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About this recipe: This soup is hearty and simple to make. Ready-made meatballs are simmered with courgette, orzo and eggs in a chicken stock. The perfect soup for the cold winter months.


Serves: 6 

  • 1.6 litres chicken stock
  • 800g meatballs, cooked
  • 1 small courgette, grated
  • 150g orzo pasta
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 eggs

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Pour chicken stock into a large pot and mix in meatballs, courgette and orzo. Season with pepper and parsley. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered 30 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, beat together lemon juice and eggs. Mix 4 tablespoons hot soup into bowl, then stir entire mixture into the pot. Serve soup hot.

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Lovely thick and creamy soup and very simple to make. Didn't use courgettes or parsley as I'm not keen on either, and next time I'll probably use half the amount of lemon juice or leave it out completely as it made the soup rather sharp, but I really enjoyed it - 15 Jan 2016

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