Yesterday was the type of day that was rainy and had a Fall chill in the air. What's a better dinner choice than a big pot of chicken soup?! Ive made a soup before that had lemon juice added to the broth and it adds a freshness to the soup. Also I love spinach so I thought the recipe I found was a perfect choice. I found this recipe in the Paula Deen magazine and followed it exactly. There's nothing I'd change except maybe add a little more lemon juice. It was a perfect choice for a rainy Monday!
Chicken from 1 rotisserie chicken, shredded
2 carrots, diced
1/2 large onion, diced
1 teaspoon garlic
2 (32oz)cartons of chicken broth
2 T lemon juice, fresh
3/4 cup orzo
1 bag baby spinach
Add carrots and onion to a large stock pot with 1 T olive oil. Saute until soft for about 3 minutes. Add garlic...cook for 2 minutes. Add chicken and chicken broth. Let simmer for just a few minutes. Add orzo and cook until soft, about 8 minutes. Add lemon juice and spinach. Cook until spinach is just wilted.
Serve immedietely and enjoy some toasty french bread or a salad! ENJOY!!!