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Here's my take on the soup: I used some vegetable oil and sauteed chopped garlic, added 2 vegetable bouillon cubes, 3 cups water, and used 3 eggs. I thought the garlic gave the soup an extra kick. It was super easy to throw together and I'd make this again, perhaps even adding some chopped white button mushrooms for extra flavor and texture.
I was surprised at how delicious this was with so few ingredients. I tried the cornstarch option, but would omit it next time and I would also use only 1 egg for the recipe, too. Seasoned with salt-free onion powder, garnished with fresh chives from the garden because I was out of green onions and served with lemon wedges. Used a fresh veggie broth which was "spiked" with salt-free chicken broth powder. This would be an ideal tonic soup for someone with a cold by adding a protein- such as tofu or cooked diced chicken and a good grating of fresh ginger. Served this with Chinese Roasted Chicken, Steamed Spinach With Herbs and sticky rice. Thanks for posting.
This is the way I make my egg drop soup. I was happy to see it posted so that I could comment on how easy and yummy this soup is. The only thing I will mention is to use a good quality broth such as Swansons. I have used off brand broth before and it just isn't the same. I also add my green onions to the soup as it is heating up because I like them just a little cooked and omit the salt. So yummy and easy! I highly recommend this recipe to anyone wanting to try egg drop soup!
LOVED it! I added the ginger as another recommeded, and served it with Easy cheese scones - in a hurry to my little sickies at home. Very soothing!
This was great. I had some Dashi on hand so I added it along with shaved carrots, left over chicken and yes, yes, the onion. I really liked learning how to keep the eggs in larger clumps! Thanks I'm eating it as I write this review.
Easy is the keyword here. Excellent, elegant, easy. I don't think I'll be needing take-out ever again. Thanks so much for sharing this, I needed a recipe like this! I used chicken stock and left out the cornstarch, but I prefer bigger "drops" in my soup so next time I will add it in and lay off the stirring. Yum, yum!
This doesn't serve two. It serves one. I made it for lunch on a cold and rainy afternoon, and scoffed the lot in no time. Thank goodness it is low cal. I added about a 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil -- one of my favourite flavourings. Thanks for a winner.
This is a keeper...so fast and easy. I made it for myself when I had strep. It went down easy and didn't wear me out making it :)
I love egg drop soup and this one was very tasty yum!^ _^
Easy and quick. Was ready in a flash.