Dairy Farmers of Canada

Classic Stracciatella

The ultimate comfort food. For a fragrant and fresh-tasting variation, garnish with half of a peeled and finely diced Bartlett pear and a pinch of nutmeg.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 10 min
Yields 4 - 6 servings
classic stracciatella


  • 5 cups (1.25 mL) low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) soup pasta e.g. orzo
  • 2 cups (500 mL) fresh spinach finely chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) Canadian Parmesan grated
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
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In a saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add pasta and cook according to package directions. Add spinach and stir.

In a bowl, beat eggs with Parmesan and pepper. Pour into the saucepan while stirring with a fork to create long ribbons of egg. Divide among bowls and serve.


Canadian Cheese alternatives: Asiago, Sharp Cheddar.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 105 Calories
Protein: 9 g
Carbohydrate: 7 g
Fat: 4 g
Fibre: 0.5 g
Sodium: 590 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 9 % / 102 mg
Folate: 25 %
Riboflavin: 14 %
Selenium: 28 %
Vitamin B12: 27 %