Egg Drop Soup with Instant Noodles, Spinach & Scallions


Whisking a beaten egg into simmering broth is a quick and easy way to add creaminess and protein to noodle soup mix. Add freshness with a handful of baby spinach at the end. This recipe can easily be doubled to serve 2 and use the whole package of noodles. To cut back on sodium, look for noodle varieties with less than 600 mg sodium per serving or use less of the seasoning packet.

Egg Drop Soup with Instant Noodles, Spinach & Scallions
Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
2 cups


  • 2 cups water

  • ½ (3 ounce) package rice-noodle soup mix, such as Thai Kitchen Garlic & Vegetable

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 cup baby spinach

  • 1 scallion, sliced


  1. Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in half of the seasoning packet (discard the remainder or reserve for another use). Add noodles and cook until tender, about 3 minutes. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer.

  2. Whisk egg in a small bowl. Slowly pour the egg into the simmering soup, stirring constantly. Fold in spinach until just wilted, about 30 seconds. Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle with scallion.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

258 Calories
7g Fat
37g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 258
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Added Sugars 2g 4%
Protein 11g 22%
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 186mg 62%
Vitamin A 4086IU 82%
Vitamin C 19mg 21%
Folate 33mcg 8%
Sodium 131mg 6%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 3mg 16%
Magnesium 54mg 13%
Potassium 115mg 2%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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