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Egg drop soup

Recipe Information

Servings 3
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Total Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Eggs
Category Eggs
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Side Dish
Subtype Soup
Cuisine Asian; Chinese
Cook Method Boiling
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Heart Healthy


  • 5 cups chicken broth, 99% fat free

  • 2 servings egg whites 

  • 1 large egg, fresh

  • 1 teaspoon ginger, ground

  • 1/3 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 

  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped

  • 1/2 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 cup water 



  • Mix all the ingredients, except the eggs, in a saucepan and bring to a boil.

  • While waiting for the soup to boil, beat the egg whites and eggs together in a separate bowl.

  • When the broth has come to a boil, slowly drop in the eggs, 1 spoonful at a time, and cook for 1-2 minutes. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 50 cal

  • Total fat: 2g

  • Saturated fat: <1g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: <1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: <1g

  • Cholesterol: 70mg

  • Sodium: 905mg

  • Potassium: 131mg

  • Carbohydrate: 2g

  • Fiber: <1g

  • Sugars: <1g

  • Protein: 6g