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Tomato Egg Drop Soup -The best ever
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Classic Chinese style tomato and egg drop soup
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: egg soup, tomato
Servings: 2
Calories: 248 kcal
Author: Elaine
Ingredients
  • 2 large tomatoes ,try to choose the mature ones
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 or 2 large eggs
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp. water
  • 2 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1/8 tsp. white pepper
  • ½ tbsp. minced ginger
  • chopped green onion and coriander for garnishing
Instructions
  1. Cut one tomato into small dices and the other one into slices. Well beaten the egg until there is a fine layer of small bubbles.
  2. Heat up around 2 tablespoons of cooking oil in a deep pot and pour in the smashed tomato and fry until the oil becomes red too.
  3. Pour in water, add ginger and bring all the content to a boiling. Then add white pepper and light soy sauce and place the remaining tomato slices.
  4. Mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 3 tablespoons of water to make the starch water. Stir the starch water again and pour it into the broth. Simmer to boil again.
  5. Turn up the fire and then slightly pour the whisked egg in. Stir the soup with chopsticks. Turn off the fire, add some fresh chopped scallion and coriander. serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Tomato Egg Drop Soup -The best ever
Amount Per Serving
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 478mg 20%
Potassium 321mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 22.9%
Vitamin C 20.4%
Calcium 4%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.