6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cups)

Greek lemon soup, traditionally known as avgolemono, is a simple soup recipe that calls for just 5 ingredients in addition to water, salt, and pepper. For more Greek favorites, see our complete Greek recipe collection.

How to Make It

Heat broth and water in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Gradually add hot broth mixture and lemon juice to eggs, stirring constantly with a whisk. Return egg mixture to pan. Cook over medium heat until slightly thick (about 15 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in rice, salt, and pepper. Ladle soup into each of 6 bowls; serve with lemon slices.

Ratings & Reviews

Namaste's Review

January 08, 2012
Great cold weather recipe. I think it would be just as good with brown rice and plan to sub with that next time.

nmquinn's Review

February 20, 2010
Dear 'allwhzgd', Good Lord! A little harsh/sensitive? I too am "very Greek" (but not just as much as a bitch as you) & see this recipe to be fine. Get over it!