Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu

Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 51.0
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.5 mg
  • Sodium: 765.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 4.1 g

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Introduction

A very flavorful and light soup ready in 15 minutes. A perfect substitute for chicken noodle when you aren't feeling up to snuff. A very flavorful and light soup ready in 15 minutes. A perfect substitute for chicken noodle when you aren't feeling up to snuff.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 (14-ounce) package lite firm water-packed tofu, drained
    6 cups fat free reduced-sodium chicken broth
    1 package sliced shiitake mushroom caps
    1/4 cup rice vinegar
    2 tablespoons less-sodium soy sauce
    1 tbs fish sauce
    1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
    1 tablespoon garlic minced
    1 tsp chili garlic paste
    1/2 tsp lemongrass paste
    1 tablespoon sesame oil
    2 cups fresh baby spinach leaves, stems removed
    4 scallions diagonally sliced thinly
    cilantro leaves (optional)

Directions

1. Place tofu on several layers of paper towels. Cover tofu with several more layers of paper towels; top with a cast-iron skillet or other heavy pan. Let stand 30 minutes. Discard paper towels. Cut tofu into 1-inch cubes.

2. In a large soup pot, add sesame oil, chili garlic paste, ginger and garlic over medium heat until sizzling. Add lemongrass and for a minute. Add broth, vinegar, fish sauce and soy sauce. Bring to a simmer, add tofu and scallions. Bring to a simmer again, add spinach.

3. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve immediately. Sprinkle with cilantro leaves for garnish (optional).


Serving Size: 12 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FITNESSFOODIE.

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