Cure a Cold Asian Noodle Soup
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Cure a cold -- FAST! with this warming Asian Noodle Soup.
Recipe type: Soups, Stews, & Chilis
Serves: 4 large bowls
  • 6 cups vegetable broth (or sub in water with appropriate bouillion ratio)
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 4 slices of fresh ginger. (Peeled)
  • 3 garlic cloves halved
  • 1 tsp sriracha sauce (Optional)
  • 1 tbsp Rice vinegar
  • 5-6 cups Chopped Veggies (Zuchinni, Red Pepper, Mushrooms, Carrots, Bok Choy, Bean Sprouts, etc.
  • ½ block on tofu, cut into small cubes.
  • Chopped Green onion, Cilantro, Sesame seeds for garnish / additional flavour.
  1. In a large pot, combine the vegetable broth, sesame oil, tamari, rice vinegar, and sriracha sauce. (If you are using)
  2. Add the sliced ginger and garlic pieces.
  3. Bring the broth to a boil over medium heat.
  4. Once boiling, turn the heat down to low, and simmer to let the garlic and ginger infuse the liquid.
  5. While the broth is cooking, bring a pot of water to boil for your soba or rice noodles (Follow the package instructions)
  6. Chop your veggies, and tofu while the broth and noodles are cooking.
  7. Drain the noodles when they are fully cook.
  8. Place noodles in each bowl.
  9. Discard the ginger and garlic pieces from the broth once it's simmered for 20 minutes.
  10. Add chopped veggies and tofu to the broth for 4-5 minutes. (Just enough to soften slightly, but still keep their bright colour.)
  11. Top each bowl with a heaping mound of veggies and tofu.
  12. Ladle in the broth to finish.
  13. Garnish with green onion, cilantro, and/or sesame seeds if desired.
Remember this soup is fine with 3 different veggies, or 8. Use what you have on hand.
*You can keep this recipe gluten free by sticking to rice noodles. :)
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