If you love traditional Asian flavors and want a healthy alternative of egg drop soup, try this South Beach Diet-friendly soup. It’s packed full of lean chicken, egg, and green onions—so you’ll be satisfied without feeling weighed down.

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What is egg drop soup?

Egg drop soup is a simple, nourishing soup made from eggs, chicken broth and scallions (green onion). It’s so easy to whip together and is perfect for dipping your favorite Asian food such as egg rolls and wontons. Many variations exist but the most basic recipe calls for three simple ingredients: eggs, chicken stock and scallions (or bok choy if you prefer).

The key to this recipe is the consistency of the egg. You want it to form gelatinous chunks that are soft and dissolve as you stir in your spoonful of soup.

This simple egg drop soup is one of the most widely-known egg drop soup recipes that take only minutes to prepare. You can use any type of chicken or vegetable stock as the base for this recipe, you may even want to make your own broth if you have some ingredients on hand.

Is egg drop soup healthy?

Yes! Egg Drop Soup is a delicious, healthy choice for a side or starter. It is a healthy soup that you can eat at any time of your choosing. It is also easy to make and has many healthy ingredients such as chicken broth, green onions and eggs.

A soup like this is not the work of one man. It is the result of a constantly refined tradition. There are nearly a thousand years of history in this soup.

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How to make egg drop soup?

To make egg drop soup, start lightly beating the egg and egg white in a bowl. Take 4 cups of chicken broth (or vegetable broth) and bring it to a boil. Add 4 tbsps of chopped scallions (green onion), stir, and turn off the heat when the vegetables are soft and tender. Slowly stir in beaten eggs into hot liquid, letting the egg blend into the soup before adding more eggs. Add in soy sauce and season to taste with pepper, serve immediately in bowls.

How many calories in egg drop soup?

This recipe makes 2 servings, each containing about 43 calories per serving, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 3g. This means you can have a hearty bowl of egg drop soup without feeling weighed down by fatty ingredients. Refer to the nutritional value below.

If you make changes to the recipe, the calories and nutritional content of a serving of egg drop soup will vary depending on your recipe.

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Yields: 2 servings


Ingredients for egg drop soup

  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 4 cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 4 tbsps chopped green onion
  • 2 tsps soy sauce
  • pepper (to taste)

How to make egg drop soup:

  1. Lightly beat egg and egg white in a bowl.
  2. Pour chicken broth into a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Add in chopped green onion and off the heat.
  4. Gradually and gently stir in the beaten egg, then add in soy sauce and season to taste with pepper.
  5. Serve hot.
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Egg drop soup is a simple, nourishing soup made from eggs, chicken broth and scallions (green onion). It’s so easy to whip together and is perfect for dipping your favorite Asian food such as egg rolls and wontons.
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Prep Time 8 mins
Total Time 8 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2 serving
Calories 65 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg white
  • 4 cups fat-free chicken broth
  • 4 tbsps chopped green onion
  • 2 tsps soy sauce
  • pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Lightly beat egg and egg white in a bowl.
  • Pour chicken broth into a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Add in chopped green onion and off the heat.
  • Gradually and gently stir in the beaten egg, then add in soy sauce and season to taste with pepper.
  • Serve hot.

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Nutrition

Calories: 65kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 8gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 2250mgPotassium: 237mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 238IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 1mg
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