Spinach and orzo soup

    18 min

    Baby spinach leaves, orzo pasta, chicken stock, scallions and carrots are all you need to make this flavourful soup. Ready in less than 30 minutes. Top with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

    4 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter
    • 60g chopped carrots
    • 60g chopped scallion
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1.5L chicken stock
    • 100g orzo pasta or rice
    • 280g baby spinach leaves, torn or chopped
    • salt and ground black pepper to taste

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:8min  ›  Ready in:18min 

    1. Melt butter in a pot over medium heat. Add carrots, scallion and garlic; cook and stir until scallion is soft, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour in chicken stock; bring to the boil. Add pasta and cook, stirring occasionally until tender yet firm to the bite, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in spinach; cook until tender, 2 to 3 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper.

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    I used rotini noodles instead of orzo and vegetable broth instead of chicken broth. It's a quick to make, great tasting, healthy meal! My husband and I love it!  -  04 Jun 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Incredibly healthy! Loved it with bow tie pasta! Amazing!  -  28 May 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I made it exactly the way it is written and it turned out great! VERY flavorful and easy. Thank you so much for the recipe.  -  17 May 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)