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Orzo Soup with Greens

This vegetarian soup is a cinch to make. Feel free to swap out spinach for other greens, like peppery watercress or hearty kale.

Serves 4
Ready in 25 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 20 mins
185 calories per serving


> 2 qts low-sodium vegetable broth
> 2/3 cup uncooked orzo
> 2 lemons
> 1 (10 oz) container diced carrots
> 1/2 (16 oz) pkg Nature's Promise ® Organic Baby Spinach


To a large saucepot, add the broth. Cover and heat to a boil on high. Add the orzo and cook, uncovered, until almost al dente according to package directions, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, from the lemons, grate 1 tsp zest and squeeze 3 tbsp juice. When orzo is mostly cooked, add the carrots. In several batches, add the spinach, stirring until wilted. Cook until carrots are tender, 6–8 min.
Season soup with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in lemon zest and lemon juice. Ladle into bowls to serve.

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