Stracciatella means little rag, which is exactly what the beaten eggs look like once they're cooked in the soup. Plus:  More Soup Recipes and Tips 

Diane Rossen Worthington
November 2002

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Credit: © James Baigrie

Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a saucepan, combine the stock and garlic and bring to a boil. Add the carrot and celery, cover and cook over moderately high heat until the celery is crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Add the spinach, parsley and 2 tablespoons of Parmesan and simmer for 2 minutes.

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  • Beat the eggs in a bowl and pour them into the soup. Cook over moderately low heat for 30 seconds, gently stirring with a fork until threads appear. Season with salt and pepper. Ladle the soup into bowls; serve with Parmesan cheese.

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