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Stracciatella (with Swiss cheese, Parmesan cheese, eggs, flour and nutmeg)
Originated from: Northern & Central Italy
Occasion: Any time
Contributed by: Mary Melfi

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8 cups chicken broth
4 large eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons flour
4 tablespoons Swiss cheese, grated
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)


o Make chicken broth.

o Beat eggs.

o Add Parmesan cheese, Swiss cheese, and flour to the beaten eggs. Mix well.

o Bring chicken broth to boil.

o Stir in cheese and egg mixture, stirring constantly, until the eggs are cooked.

o Serve warm.


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