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"This soup is definitely not boring! You can substitute your favorite small pasta shape in place of the ditalini, if you prefer."
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servings 284 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 284 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 34.3 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 201 mg
  • 67%
  • Sodium:
  • 926 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan. Add onion and garlic; cook till onion is soft. Add chicken strips and cook 2-3 minutes or till no longer pink. Add broth, water, spinach, and pasta. Cover, increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer covered 5-7 minutes till chicken and pasta are cooked.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together eggs and both peppers.
  3. Bring soup back to a boil, and add egg mixture in a slow steady stream, using a back and forth motion. Remove from heat as soon as egg has set. Pour into 4 bowls, sprinkle each serving with cheese.


  1. 31 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Very tasty. I skipped the pasta. It really didn't need it.

Most helpful critical review

this was ok, not too much flavor but very easy to make. Great for a quick hot meal, especially if you have a cold.

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Very tasty. I skipped the pasta. It really didn't need it.

Great recipe! I made some changes based on what we have in the house and personal taste. Instead of chicken, I used sliced sausage, which complemented the spinach flavor well. I doubled the garl...

This soup was great! My daughters enjoyed it too, although my husband originally stuck his nose up at it because he doesn't like spinach. After watching us enjoy it (while he ate left-overs) he ...

Good, but not as good as the Stracciatella II recipe on this site. It did, however, give "tweaking" ideas for the latter dish.

I really liked this - even though I'm not usually a fan of soup. Used a touch of fresh lemon juice as suggested in another review. Based on ingredients I had on hand used: fresh spinach and penn...

My family loved this soup! Instead of using frozen spinach, I sauteed fresh baby spinach in olive oil and garlic. Delicious!

this was ok, not too much flavor but very easy to make. Great for a quick hot meal, especially if you have a cold.

My family loved this! I used the chicken from a leftover roaster. And instead of frozen spinach, I sauteed a bag of fresh spinach in olive oil with chopped garlic, salt and pepper. Left out the ...

I love stracciatella. I make it very similiar to this recipe, but usually without chicken, and add additional spinach. Sometimes I will add rice rather than pasta, depending on my mood. I have...

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