It has already cooled down and warm soups are becoming more and more relevant. As you know, lemon and chicken broth (especially if the chicken is from the village) is quite good for preventing colds, so this soup is very good for this season.
Now, as for the taste, it is really delicious, the lemon juice gives it a special flavor. Preparation is easy and does not take much time.

Avgolemono – Greek chicken and lemon soup


  • 1 kg cooked chicken
  • 1.5 l chicken broth
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 110 g rice ((1/2 cup))
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1/3 bunch of dill
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • to taste salt & pepper


  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pot, add finely chopped onion and carrot and sauté, after about 5 minutes add chicken broth and rice.
  • Simmer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk eggs and lemon juice together. Add a little broth and after 15 minutes slowly add to the soup, stirring continuously. At this time, the soup will thicken.
  • Finally, add shredded chicken, finely chopped dill, salt and pepper. Simmer for 2 more minutes and the soup is ready.
    Bon Appetit!
Course: dinner, Soup
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: greekcuisine, soup

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