Avgolemono or Greek Lemon-Egg Soup

Serving size:
 4

Ingredients

    • 1
    • bouillon cube
    • 1⁄2 c
    • long grain brown rice
    • 1
    • bay leaf
    • 4
    • green cardamom pods (crushed)
    • 1 1⁄2 t
    • salt
    • 2
    • eggs (large)
    • 2
    • egg yolks (large)
    • 10
    • lemon strips (from the rind)
    • 1⁄4 c
    • fresh lemon juice
    • 1
    • medium shallot (sliced long and very thin)
Prep
45 minutes
Ready in
45 minutes

Description

A delightful Greek lemon soup.

Instructions

1. Prepare 6 cups of bouillon as directed and bring to a boil. 2. Add rice, bay leaf, cardamom, strips, and salt. 3. Reduce to simmer until rice is soft, approx. 20 minutes. 4. Remove bay leaf, cardamom, and strips. 5. Whisk eggs, yolks, and lemon juice together. 6. Continue whisking while slowly ladling hot stock into eggs. 7. Return egg mixture to hot stock, cook on low until soup thickens, approx. 6 min. 8. Serve with sliced shallots.

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