Growling at Home: Recipe for Avgolemono – Lemon Rice Soup

Category: Growling at Home

Inspired by the girls’ latest Greek Growl (review on the way!), Lisa L. shares her recipe for a menu item that was a Growler favourite.

Lisa L.

Avgolemono – Lemon Rice Soup

By Lisa L.


avgolemono♦ 3 cups chicken broth
♦ 2-3 oz (1½ cups) uncooked regular rice *
♦ 2 eggs
♦ 3 tbsp lemon juice
♦ dash of salt
♦ dash of white pepper


In a 2-quart saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Reduce heat, add rice, cover, and simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes. In a small bowl, beat eggs and lemon juice. Stirring constantly, add 1 cup of hot soup, a little at a time. Stir mixture into soup in pan and heat. Do not boil! Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Serves 4.

* 2 oz rice makes a thinner soup, 3 oz rice makes a thick soup.

Image (Lisa L.‘s user pic) courtesy of dusky /
Image (soup) courtesy of Lara604 on Flickr

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