Lemon Orzo Soup
Tender orzo pasta in a tangy, soup that is filled with vegetables and the refreshing taste of lemon. This comforting dish is perfect for the cold weather!
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 2tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3large garlic clovesminced
  • 1 oniondiced
  • 2 carrotspeeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalksdiced
  • 1teaspoon dried thyme
  • 5cups vegetable stock
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 3/4cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1sprig rosemary
  • 1/4cup fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh parsleyfor garnish
  1. Heat up the vegetable oil in a large pot over medium heat, and sauté the garlic, onions, carrots, and celery until the onions turn translucent (about 5 minutes).
  2. Stir in the dried thyme until it becomes fragrant.
  3. Add the vegetable stock and bay leaves and bring to a boil.
  4. Stir in the uncooked pasta and rosemary and simmer until the pasta is tender (approximately 10 to 12 minutes).
  5. Finally, stir in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Divide the soup between bowls, garnish with fresh parsley, and serve.