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Asparagus Orzo Soup - 2 Weight Watchers Points Plus Value

Asparagus Soup with Orzo – 2 Weight Watchers Points Plus Value

Housewives of Frederick County
A wonderfully hearty soup for asparagus lovers. Veggies and orzo pasta fill this soup with delicious goodness!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cup

Ingredients
  

  • - 6 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • - 2/3 cups uncooked orzo
  • - 1 large uncooked carrot, diced
  • - 1 1/2 cups uncooked asparagus, sliced diagonally in bite-size pieces
  • - 1 cup frozen green peas
  • - 4 medium uncooked scallions, sliced
  • - 1/3 cup dill, fresh, chopped (optional)
  • - 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, optional
  • - 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • - 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground, or to taste

Instructions
 

  • Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan over high heat.
  • Add orzo and carrots; boil 7 minutes.
  • Add asparagus and frozen peas; boil until orzo and vegetables are tender, about 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; stir in scallions, dill, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Yields 1 cup per serving.
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