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.

    8 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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    Everyone liked it, I will make it again.  -  27 Nov 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Good, fast, easy and low in calories. I used fresh spinach, increased the carrots and added about 1 tsp. of sugar, 1/2 tsp. of vinegar and 1/4 tsp. of thyme leaves. Will make again for sure.  -  19 Oct 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Out of this world !!!!  -  27 Sep 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)