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Vegetable and Lemon Orzo Soup

Vegetable and Lemon Orzo Soup

Vegetable and Lemon Orzo Soup

It’s soup weather ❄️ I like making soup because it’s easy an easy way to load up on vegetables in 1 quick meal. Here’s what you need for this vegetable & lemon orzo soup:
1️⃣. 2 medium carrots peeled & sliced
2️⃣. 2 stalks of celery sliced
3️⃣. 1/2 onion diced
4️⃣. 4 garlic cloves minced
5️⃣. 2- 32 oz boxes vegetables broth
6️⃣. 1 cup sliced mushrooms
7️⃣. 1 small head of broccoli sliced
8️⃣. 3 cups chopped fresh spinach
9️⃣. 1 cup orzo

🔟. Salt, pepper (1 teaspoon of each)
1️⃣1️⃣. 1 teaspoon fresh or dried rosemary & thyme
1️⃣2️⃣. 2 tablespoons olive oil
1️⃣3️⃣. 1 lemon •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••


➡️ To a soup pot add olive oil, onions, carrots, & celery over medium heat for about 5 minutes

➡️ Next add garlic, salt, & pepper (stir for a couple minutes)
➡️ Next add broth, rosemary, & thyme- bring to a boil- then lower back to a medium heat
➡️ Add mushrooms, broccoli, spinach, orzo- simmer for about 10 minutes (or until orzo is to your liking)
➡️ Add juice of 1/2 lemon & zest the lemon into the soup & stir in for a couple minutes (Check the taste & add more salt, pepper, herbs, or lemon juice)

➡️ Serve & enjoy


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