Lemon Chicken Farro Soup

Fresh rotisserie chicken, farro, lemon pepper, carrots, spinach and leeks create this tasty soup recipe. 

Ingredients

Serves6
1

Rotisserie chicken, from the deli, shredded

2 1/2 cups

Water

1 cup

Farro, pearled

1 Tbsp.

Olive oil

1/2

Yellow onion, diced

1 rib

Celery, thinly sliced

1

Carrot, thinly sliced

1

Leek, sliced thinly

4 cups

Chicken stock

4 cups

Water

1

Bay leaf

1 Tbsp.

Lemon pepper seasoning

Add

Salt and pepper to taste

Add

Juice of 1 lemon

2 cups

Spinach, chopped

Directions

  1. Bring 2 1/2 cups of water to a boil, add the farro and bring back to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the farro is tender. Drain and set aside.

  2. Sauté the onion, celery, carrots and leeks in the olive oil on low for 5 minutes in a large pot.

  3. Add the chicken stock, 4 cups of water, the bay leaf and bring to a boil.

  4. Add the chicken, lemon pepper seasoning, farro, salt and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes.

  5. Add the spinach and lemon juice and simmer for an additional minute and serve warm.