Egg Drop Soup — A Paleo/Primal Recipe


Courtesy of Food Renegade

The Players

  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp butter from pastured cows
  • 8 cups of chicken broth (or vegetable broth)
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger (fresh if you have it)
  • 1 tsp soy sauce (unpasteurized and unrefined)
  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil
  • salt to taste
  • 3 Tbsp arrowroot powder (or corn starch) + 3 Tbsp water
  • 6 eggs from pastured hens


  1. Dice onions and celery. Melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Saute onions & celery over low heat until they turn soft. Stir in broth.
  3. Add ginger, soy sauce, and sesame oil. Bring to a boil. Add salt to taste.
  4. Mix arrowroot powder or cornstarch with water until smooth. Pour into soup and cook until thickened.
  5. Whisk your eggs together and pour intermittently into soup. For beautiful, ribbony eggs be SURE to do this step AFTER the soup is already thickened!
  6. Voila! The soup is done. Enjoy!
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