Not your Yia Yia's Avgelomo soup ~

I love Avgelomo soup, it's fresh and delicious.  The original is made with lemon, chicken stock, eggs and rice or orzo pasta.  And while I love the flavor, I find that it really wasn't a meal for me.  I, of course want to change it to well, a meal... So, I did.  With the addition of grated carrots, chopped spinach and roasted chicken breast, it really makes it special.  All in all, it takes about 30 minutes and it's ready.  To make it an easy week night meal, roast your chicken breasts the night before and shred them while you prepare the soup.

Also remember not to let the soup come to a boil, because the eggs will curdle.  And then you would have egg drop soup and that's a different soup altogether....   Oh, I love the creaminess of this lovely soup, and all because of the addition of eggs.  Who knew?

Give this soup a try, you won't be sorry.  Trust me.


2 cups of grated carrots (box grated)
1lb. of baby spinach, chopped
2 eggs, whisked until foamy
2 whole lemons, juiced
2 cups of shredded, cooked chicken breast
8 cups of chicken stock
12 oz. of orzo pasta, cooked and set aside

Bring the chicken stock to a simmer on the stove top, on medium heat.  Add the grated carrots and cook on low for about 10-15 minutes.  Add spinach, stir and cook for about 10 minutes.  Add your chicken, stir and remove from heat.

In a separate bowl, whisk eggs until foamy, about 1 minute.  Remove a ladle full of soup from the pot and put in a measuring cup with a spout.  While whisking your eggs, slowly add the soup into the bowl with the eggs to temper.  Now, slowly add your egg mixture to your soup, whisking while you pour a steady stream.  Taste and adjust your seasonings.  Add orzo into soup and stir. Pour lemon juice into soup and stir. 



oakleyses said...

christian louboutin shoes, louis vuitton outlet, true religion, coach outlet, gucci handbags, polo ralph lauren outlet, christian louboutin outlet, michael kors outlet, prada handbags, nike outlet, polo ralph lauren, ray ban outlet, nike free, michael kors outlet store, louis vuitton handbags, louis vuitton, cheap oakley sunglasses, christian louboutin, chanel handbags, tiffany and co jewelry, michael kors outlet online, ray ban sunglasses, oakley vault, prada outlet, michael kors outlet online, true religion outlet, michael kors outlet online, nike air max, coach outlet store online, oakley sunglasses, burberry outlet online, nike air max, michael kors handbags, longchamp outlet online, kate spade outlet online, burberry outlet online, longchamp handbags, kate spade outlet, jordan shoes, red bottom shoes, longchamp outlet, tory burch outlet online, coach outlet, louis vuitton outlet online, louis vuitton outlet, coach purses, tiffany jewelry

oakleyses said...

louis vuitton pas cher, ralph lauren pas cher, vans pas cher, lululemon, lacoste pas cher, nike air max, air max, abercrombie and fitch, timberland, nike free pas cher, sac michael kors, louis vuitton uk, north face, new balance pas cher, barbour, north face pas cher, tn pas cher, nike roshe run, burberry pas cher, hollister, ray ban pas cher, nike air force, true religion outlet, ralph lauren, mulberry, nike air max, oakley pas cher, nike free, longchamp, chaussure louboutin, nike roshe, michael kors canada, air max pas cher, true religion jeans, sac louis vuitton, longchamp pas cher, hollister, michael kors uk, converse pas cher, air jordan, louis vuitton, scarpe hogan, ray ban uk, nike blazer pas cher, guess pas cher, sac vanessa bruno, hermes pas cher

oakleyses said...

ghd, replica watches, giuseppe zanotti, instyler ionic styler, celine handbags, herve leger, babyliss, hollister, longchamp, mont blanc pens, p90x workout, ugg boots, nfl jerseys, ugg, ugg outlet, uggs outlet, ferragamo shoes, valentino shoes, bottega veneta, mcm handbags, asics shoes, nike roshe, chi flat iron, canada goose outlet, canada goose outlet, ugg soldes, canada goose, birkin bag, jimmy choo shoes, nike trainers, reebok shoes, lululemon outlet, nike huarache, beats headphones, insanity workout, wedding dresses, vans outlet, marc jacobs outlet, soccer shoes, new balance outlet, north face jackets, north face jackets, uggs outlet, uggs on sale, soccer jerseys, ugg boots, mac cosmetics, canada goose outlet, abercrombie and fitch

oakleyses said...

juicy couture outlet, pandora jewelry, moncler, wedding dress, pandora charms, juicy couture outlet, hollister canada, swarovski jewelry, moncler, moncler outlet, converse, karen millen, nike air max, montre femme, hollister clothing, converse shoes, replica watches, canada goose, uggs canada, moncler, gucci, ralph lauren, vans, pandora uk, moncler outlet, louboutin, thomas sabo uk, ray ban, coach outlet, lancel, timberland shoes, swarovski uk, canada goose, iphone 6 case, toms outlet, oakley, air max, moncler, hollister, canada goose, louis vuitton canada, links of london uk, ugg, canada goose pas cher, baseball bats, supra shoes, moncler, parajumpers outlet