1. In a large stockpot, heat oil over medium-high. Sauté celery, carrots & onion for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic & cook for about 30 seconds, then add flour & cook for another minute. Pour in broth & stir until flour has dissolved, then add Italian seasoning & chicken. Bring soup to a boil. Cover & reduce heat to simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in orzo & cook for 10 minutes, until orzo is cooked through. Stir occasionally  to make sure orzo doesn’t stick to bottom of pot.
  4. Remove chicken from pot & shred using two forks. Add chicken back in, along with lemon juice & parsley. Serve immediately.


Top with shredded parmesan for extra flavor!

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Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (451g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 115mg
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
    Total Sugars 3g  
    Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 32g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 44mg 4%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 631mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Includes 0g Added Sugars

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