Avgolemono Soup

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Avgolemono soup is a Greek egg-lemon soup cooked in chicken stock, with a rice base. A traditional version will be quite high in fat and calories. Read on to learn how to trim the fat from Avgolemono soup but still retain the taste and appeal of this comforting soup. Chicken Stock A traditional Avgolemono soup makes use of homemade chicken stock made out of the carcass of a whole chicken that is slowly boiled in a pan. However, this method ensures that the chicken stock will be quite fatty with an oily residue floating to the top during the cooking process. Even if you skim the fat from the pan as the stock forms and comes to a boil, you will still be left with an oily chicken stock. A healthier alternative is to use shop bought chicken stock …show more content…
Egg-Lemon Base The egg-lemon base gives Avgolemono soup its beautiful pale appearance. If you are watching your cholesterol levels, then you can substitute whole eggs for an egg substitute such as Egg …show more content…
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