Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup


chop the carrot

finely chop the shallot

mince the garlic

heat oil in a large pot, add garlic, shallot and carrot, cook for 3 minutes

add ground chicken, break up in pieces, cook for 5 minutes

stir in spices, orzo and bay leaf

add chicken broth, bring to a boil

reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes

when ready, add lemon juice, cream and cream cheese, simmer  5 minutes more

finish off with black pepper, chili flakes and dill