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Tofu Soup with Lemon Grass

 

13

Yield

6

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

30

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

1 pound tofu
2 cups enoki mushrooms
*
Seasonings
3 slices galangal root
or dried/powdered equivalent
*
2 each cilantro root
chopped
*
3 each lemongrass
stalks, cut into 3 inch lengths
*
4 each kaffir lime leaves
*
2 ½ tablespoons soy sauce, tamari
Second set of seasonings
5 each hot chili peppers
guinea, mashed
*
1 ½ tablespoons chili sauce
see recipe
2 tablespoons lime juice
½ teaspoon sugar
optional
Garnish
2 each scallions, spring or green onions
chopped
2 tablespoons cilantro
chopped
*

Directions

Cut tofu into ½ inch cubes.

Cut mushrooms in half.

Put 6 cups of cold water in a large pot and bring to a rapid boil.

Add the first mix of seasonings, reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 15 minutes.

Remove any solid pieces of galanga, cilantro, lemon grass or kaffir that there are.

Add the tofu and mushrooms and simmer another 3 minutes.

Mix in the second set of seasonings and heat through.

Place soup in a tureen and garnish.

Note: To make the soup less hot use milder chilies.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 97g (3.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14045% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 677mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Sugars g
Protein 30g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 53% Iron 17%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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