Okinawan Super Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 195.9
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 31.6 mg
  • Sodium: 610.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 15.0 g

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Introduction

A variation of a popular soup in Okinawa a "blue zone" or region with an exceptionally long-lived population. A variation of a popular soup in Okinawa a "blue zone" or region with an exceptionally long-lived population.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    5 cups water
    4 oz (120g) dried burdock root
    11 oz (320g) diced turnip
    7 oz (200g) diced carrots
    7 oz (200g) diced potato
    2.8 oz (80g) diced onion
    5.6 oz (160g) pork strips
    2 cloves garlic
    0.5 tsp ground turmeric (to taste)
    4 g salt (to taste)
    1 tsp soy sauce (to taste)

Tips

As written the recipe calls for diced vegetables. Actually, they can be diced, sliced, chopped or however you like them. Same with pork strips.


Directions

Combine first 8 ingredients (through garlic) and simmer for 20 minutes.

Add turmeric, salt and soy sauce and serve.

Serving Size: makes 4 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RICH_IN_NFPA_2.

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