Egg Drop Soup is a favorite soup of many that’s typically served in Asian restaurants. The most common recipe includes ingredients such as chicken broth, eggs, vegetables and chicken. There are many variants that add spices and tofu. So how many calories in egg drop soup are there?
A basic recipe consisting of eggs and chicken broth has 95-100 calories in it per eight ounce serving size. The number of calories will obviously vary depending on the recipe used, but the calorie content of a traditional recipe is actually quite low. Of the 95-100 calories, about half of them come from fat because of the eggs and chicken broth.
If you are looking for a way to reduce the calories, fat and sodium, it’s pretty east to make a healthy version with low sodium chicken broth and egg whites. To make the soup even hardier you can add lean chicken breast and even tofu to make it high in protein.
The high protein version is perfect for people who are on low carb diets or those who want to ensure their protein intake is high. One serving of egg drop soup only has about four carbs in it. This makes it one of the lowest carb soups out there. If you eat a lot of egg drop soup make sure to drink plenty of water as it can be high in sodium.
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