Avgolemono Soup (Chicken Soup with Egg and Lemon)

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Avgolemono Soup (Chicken Soup with Egg and Lemon) Recipe
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion (chopped)
  • 6 pounds chicken breasts (split)
  • 2 carrots (each cut into 6 pieces)
  • 1 leeks (split, top discarded)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (start with 1/3 cup; add more at the end if you prefer a stronger lemon flavor)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups orzo pasta
  • kosher salt (to taste, at least a few teaspoons)
  • ground black pepper (freshly, to taste, use liberally if desired, the pepper and lemon contrast is wonderful)
Read Directions
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