Avgolemono Soup is a traditional Greek soup made with tender chicken, hearty white rice, an abundance of vibrant lemon, and broth blended with rich eggs for a creamy base.It’s a delicious weeknight soup or great for when you are feeling under the weather. Greek Lemon Chicken Soup Avgolemono soup is one of the quickest, easiest and freshest tasting soups you can make! It’s a humble soup made with basic ingredients yet it packs so much bright flavor thanks to all the fresh lemon in it.It has a nice light herbiness to it and it gets it’s creaminess from the starches of the rice and the use of eggs blended into the broth.
We love it paired with a side salad and fresh made pita bread, but fresh rustic bread drizzled with good olive oil is also another tasty pairing option for a basic yet delicious, hearty and carby, get feeling better meal.Avgolemono Soup Recipe Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil: This is used to saute the aromatics but it’s also delicious to drizzle more over individual servings for extra richness.Green onions: I recommend using the lower white and light green portion of the onions for the recipe.
They have stronger flavor.Garlic: Fresh garlic will offer the best flavor.Low-sodium chicken broth: If you happen to have homemade stock on hand that would be even better.
Rice: I like to use jasmine rice since it has more flavor and cooks a little faster but regular long grain white rice will work well too.Dried oregano: This maybe isn’t