lemon chicken orzo soup in a ladle with pot
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5 from 2 votes

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Warm up with our hearty Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup! Ladle up a bowl full of comfort in just 30 minutes using Swanson® Broth.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon chicken orzo soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 181kcal
Author: Courtney Lopez


  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 1/2 small onion chopped
  • 2 oven baked chicken breasts chopped
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 8 sprigs parsley
  • 6 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth
  • juice and zest of one lemon
  • 3/4-1 cup orzo pasta


  • juice of 1 lemon, 1 lemon zest, 3/4 cup orzo pasta
    Drizzle a little oil into a pot and then add in onions, celery, and carrots. Cook on medium heat for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Once the vegetables are tender add in the chicken, herbs, and Swanson® Chicken Broth.
  • Cover the soup and let it come to a boil, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Use a spoon to remove the herbs and then pour in the orzo pasta and lemon zest.
  • Cook the soup until pasta is fully cooked, about 7 minutes.
  • Pour in the lemon juice and sprinkle with some fresh chopped parsley.
  • Enjoy!



Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 974mg | Potassium: 624mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3625IU | Vitamin C: 22.3mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.3mg