Easy Avgolemono Soup

Easy Avgolemono Soup


"Since I was a child, I have gone to Greek town in Chicago and have always had lemon soup. After years of trying to copy the recipe, we accidentally stumbled on this simple but amazing recipe."


servings 390 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 390 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.7g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 12.1 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 1064 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium sauce pan combine soup and milk. Heat through while whisking.
  2. In a small sauce pan boil 1 cup water and uncooked rice. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Add rice to soup and cook until heated through. Add lemon juice in small increments until a subtle lemon taste develops. Serve warm.
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  1. 40 Ratings


After reading some reviews, I almost did not try this recipe. No, it is not "made from scratch", authentic Avgolemono soup(which we ARE familiar with). But, it sure is VERY GOOD,QUICK and EASY. ...

Avgolemono soup, by definition, includes eggs and lemon.Even after doctoring it up with more lemon juice, some salt and some dill, it was inedible.

This recipe (as is) brought me back to Tarpon Springs, FL, a Greek shipping town - kudos to you!

I tried the recipe and it actually tasted good, but it was not Avgolemono Soup.

This soup really is so, so simple and fast. Having said that, I served this to company and NO ONE could finish a small bowl of it. It isn't awful, and the lemon does a nice job of stirring up yo...

The greek restaurant that was by my house closed and I used to get lemon rice soup. This is the closest recipe that I have come upon. It's GOOD!


This soup was a hit at a family dinner. It is easy and lower in fat than most recipes for this soup without sacrificing taste.

I grew up near Detroit and most of the Coney Islands served a soup similar to this one. However, I wanted to double the recipe and also make it more hearty. Since I did not have two cans of crea...