stracciatella soup

Keto Straciatella Soup

Can you believe that the land of pasta, pizza, and red wine also has a special dish to offer for keto dieters? Well, this delicious low carb soup is Italy’s gift for you. Get this filling soup, loaded with a bunch of flavors ready for you and a loved one in no time.

It is common for anyone converting to a low carb lifestyle, to worry about not feeling satisfied and full after a meal. But, we promise you that this recipe is anything but bland and unimpressive!

The stracciatella is a traditional egg soup of Italian home cooking and although soups are one of the most comforting dishes that can exist, the preparation of some can take a really long time, however, with today’s recipe, all that you need is 15 minutes and you’re done. 

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keto stracciatella soup

The key ingredient in this recipe is a good broth which serves as a base for the egg mixture, Parmesan cheese and parsley, which will be added to it later on to form small strips of egg strands, known as the “stracetti.” Get the punch of electrolytes with either a chicken broth or a beef one, both taste great and will instantly make you feel better. 

This high in protein, low-calorie dish is great on those days when you need a quick, hassle-free recipe but you want to feel full afterwards. 

How To

Prepare the ingredients.

stracciatella soup ingredients

In a bowl, add the eggs, Parmsan cheese, lemon zest, parsley and nutmeg. Beat to incorporate all ingredients.

mix eggs parmsan cheese parsley

Melt butter in a soup pot then add minced garlic in. Add chicken broth and bring to boil over medium heat. Once the soup starts to boil, pour the egg mixture in slowly and stir constantly.

pour egg mixture to broth

Fluffy flakes will start to form, season wit salt and pepper to taste Remove from heat and serve in a bowl.

stracciatella soup

Keto Stracciatella Soup

Are you feeling lazy and want a boost in your productivity and hydration? Get ready to be impressed with this 10 minutes keto and low carb recipe inspired by Italy cuisine.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian, Keto, Low Carb
Keyword: Stracciatella Soup
Servings: 2
Calories: 113kcal
Author: Rayane Chehab, MS, RDN

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese finely grated
  • 2 tbsp parsley finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 4 cup chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste

Toppings (optional)

Instructions

  • In a sauce pan, add butter in then add minced garlic. Stir round until the garlic turns golden and smells good. Add bone broth in and bring to boil over medium heat.
  • In the meantime, beat eggs with lemon zest, chopped parsley, Parmesan and a pinch of nutmeg in a bowl using a spoon or a fork.
  • When the broth begins to boil, add the egg mixture in gently and slowly while stirring with a big soup spoon. Season with salt and pepper to your desired taste.
  • Continue stirring for another minute until the eggs are set. Once done, remove from heat and serve in a bowl. Top with extra cheese and crispy bacon bits and parsley (optional).

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Keto Stracciatella Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 113 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 167mg56%
Sodium 1866mg81%
Potassium 459mg13%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 614IU12%
Vitamin C 40mg48%
Calcium 123mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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