Simple Egg Drop Soup Recipe

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You can never have enough fabulous soup recipes.

Soup has a way of soothing the body and mind like no other food. Yet some soups do it better than others.

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I’ve always felt a simple egg drop soup recipe is one of the most comforting soups around. It’s light, with a delicate fragrance and silky texture. Warming and smooth, yet not overpowering.

To me, a simple egg drop soup is even more calming than chicken noodle soup, and that’s saying a lot.

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I like my simple egg drop soup recipe to be really simple. Meaning no mushrooms, or tofu, or little corn kernels floating around. I find them strangely annoying.

In fact, the only garnish or add-in I deem acceptable are chopped green onions, and maybe a few crunchy Chinese noodles on top. I’ve got to draw the line somewhere.

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To make this Simple Egg Drop Soup Recipe, bring a pot of chicken broth to a boil with cornstarch, ginger, garlic powder, sesame oil, and soy sauce. I also add a little turmeric for color.

Once the mixture is boiling and slightly thickened, stir the soup into a quick swirl, then slowly pour in beaten eggs.

The swirling hot broth will create fine egg ribbons throughout the soup.

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That’s it!

That’s all it takes to prepare this most comforting of soups. You can make a steaming pot in 15-20 minutes, that tastes even better than at your favorite Chinese restaurant.

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I love to enjoy egg drop soup as-is. No fussy garnishes or distractions.

Yet if you need a little crunch or a note of freshness, add in the chopped green onions, crunchy chinese noodles, or any other topping you like!

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8 comments on “Simple Egg Drop Soup Recipe

  1. Julie @ Table for Twoposted February 26, 2016 at 9:47 am Reply

    Love how simple and quick this soup is!

  2. Mariaposted February 26, 2016 at 10:32 am Reply

    I love a quick and comforting meal!

  3. Marla Meridithposted February 26, 2016 at 10:58 am Reply

    One of my all time favorite soup recipes!

  4. Megan {Country Cleaver}posted February 27, 2016 at 10:31 am Reply

    REALLY? And all this time I thought it was so hard to make!! Okay, we that seals the deal! Can’t wait to try this!

  5. Debposted March 1, 2016 at 3:15 pm Reply

    Fantastic and so easy to make ! I have long been a fan of your site and recipes and this egg drop soup tops the charts. I am fighting my second round of bronchitis and not feeling very “eaty” but wanted something warm and soothing. This filled the bill and I will be making this again soon. I used the lower fat and low sodium chicken broth and feel the taste did not suffer at all. Keep up the good work!

    Rating: 5
  6. Autumnposted March 8, 2016 at 9:43 pm Reply

    Can you substitute vegetable broth? 

    • Sommerposted March 12, 2016 at 5:29 pm Reply

      Hi Autumn! Absolutely! The color may not be as yellow though. :)

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