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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
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Traditional Egg Drop Soup

A low calorie, low fat and low carb delicious soup.



  1. Reserve 1/2 cup of the stock and mix with the cornstarch until dissolved.
  2. Place the chicken stock, ginger, soy sauce, green onions, mushrooms and white pepper in a pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the cornstarch and stock mixture and stir. Reduce heat to a simmer.
  4. Slowly pour in the beaten eggs while stirring the soup. The egg will spread out into ribbons.
  5. Turn off the heat and garnish with a few more chopped green onions.
  6. Serve immediately.
  7. Note: based on a recipe from Garrett McCord of Vanilla Garlic.
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I made it without the corn starch and I added some chopped chicken breast, sweet corn and brussel sprouts. Loved it!
14 Jan 13 by member: amalia1989
good but a little salty for my taste -will try it with low sodium broth and soy sauce
20 Feb 17 by member: KAC777
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Nutrition summary:

There are 83 calories in 1 serving of Traditional Egg Drop Soup.
Calorie break-down: 44% fat, 24% carbs, 32% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 37
Calories 83
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 4.08g 6%
  Saturated Fat 1.245g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.636g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.554g  
Cholesterol 158mg 53%
Sodium 1072mg 45%
Potassium 150mg  
Total Carbohydrate 4.94g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
  Sugars 0.77g  
Protein 6.55g  
Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 15% Iron 25%
of RDI*
(83 calories)
4% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (24%)
Fat (44%)
Protein (32%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories