Chicken Orzo Soup with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Chicken Orzo Soup with Sun-dried Tomatoes

This easy one-pot meal is the ultimate feel-good food!
2 servings

Chicken orzo soup with sun-dried tomatoes — This easy one-pot meal is the ultimate feel-good food! Chicken and orzo pasta are cooked in a lightly creamy broth filled with sun-dried tomato flavors. Works wonders with Sunday’s leftover roasted chicken too!

Chicken orzo soup with sun-dried tomatoes — This easy one-pot meal is the ultimate feel-good food!

Ingredients list fo the Chicken Orzo Soup

Serves 2

  • 1/2 lb (225g) chicken breast or tenders, sliced
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small jar (3-4 oz) sun-dried tomatoes in oil, chopped
  • Salt and fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup orzo
  • 4 cups (1l) chicken stock
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Fresh chopped basil, for garnish
  • One Jalapeño, sliced, for garnish
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Chicken orzo soup with sun-dried tomatoes — This easy one-pot meal is the ultimate feel-good food!

Directions

1. In a pot or large pan, heat a tablespoon of the oil from the sun-dried tomato jar. Stir fry chicken for 3-4 minutes until golden, then add sun-dried tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes.

2. Add onion, garlic, crushed red pepper flakes and Italian seasoning and continue cooking for 1 minute. Add orzo pasta and stir to coat coat well.

3. Pour chicken stock over and bring mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer over low heat for 10-15 minutes, until the pasta is almost cooked through.

4. Add heavy cream and cook for 1 minute more, stirring regularly. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper and serve immediately garnished with Jalapeño slices. Enjoy!

Note: This chicken orzo soup works also perfectly with leftover chicken or cooked chicken.

Chicken orzo soup with sun-dried tomatoes — This easy one-pot meal is the ultimate feel-good food!

Chicken orzo soup with sun-dried tomatoes — This easy one-pot meal is the ultimate feel-good food!
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