Escarole Soup

When I was a kid my big Italian family would gather for every holiday and sit down to a multi course dinner. The memories I have from these holidays has influence how I raise my children, how I view the major holidays in my life, and how I cook.

As a child one of my favorite courses was the soup course. I know, weird! But… it was so good! The soup every single time was Escarole Soup. It was only ever around in my life during the holidays but now that I’m grown and can make my own decisions…. I make it all the time.

Is it low carb? yes. Ketogenic? yes. Is that why I make it? NO! Whether you’re eating a standard American diet or not, this is a great one. And take it from me, kids love it too.

When it comes to measurements for this soup, it varies. The video shows you step by step instructions, including how much of each item I used for the size pot that I have.

Ingredients

  • Chicken Stock
  • Eggs
  • Escarole
  • Grated Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Simmer chicken stock. If you like things a little less salty, add water to dilute the stock a little bit.
  2. Coarsely chop escarole, rinse, and put in stock, stirring.
  3. Whisk eggs, add grated cheese, add salt and pepper.
  4. Drop egg mixture into simmering pot and stir.
  5. Serve with grated cheese on top if desired.

Hope you all love the little piece of my childhood. Salute!

Keto Friendly Lunch | Egg Salad & Baby Spinach

Need an easy lunch idea?! Look no further! You can make this as is or adjust to add some of your favorites. This is easy and simple to make at home or prep before hand and bring to work with you.

Ideas to Add

You can add crumbed bacon, some cherry tomatoes, avocado, or whatever other favorites you may have. In this recipe I do use a wrap made by Low In Carb. This particular wrap has 8 net carbs which can be a lot for some people, depending on the rest of your day and how strict you are with the ketogenic way of eating. So an easy option is to skip the wrap and add more spinach!

What I Used

  • 1 Honey Wheat Low In Carb Wrap
  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs
  • 1/2 C Baby Spinach
  • 1 TB Mayo Made With Olive Oil
  • 1 TB Olive Oil
  • Salt, Pepper, & Garlic Powder
  • *or add Everything But the Bagel Seasoning: https://amzn.to/2V1nB4h

Have an air fryer? I made these eggs in my air fryer! 260 degrees for 16 minutes. Grab an air fryer here if you don’t have one!

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