Spicy Thai Soup
Makes 6 1-cup servings
What a delicious way to enjoy healthy green vegetables!
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
4 cups Vegetable Broth
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 - 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped (or more to taste)
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 cup bite-size broccoli florets
1 cup packed finely chopped bok choy
1 green onion, finely chopped, including top
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
Mix broth, ginger, garlic, and jalapeño pepper in a pot and bring to a boil.
Add mushrooms and simmer 2 minutes.
Add broccoli and bok choy. Simmer until broccoli is tender but still bright green and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Do not overcook.
Stir in green onion and cilantro. Serve immediately.
Per 1-cup serving
* Calories: 59
* Fat: 0.8 g
* Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
* Calories from Fat: 12.4%
* Cholesterol: 0 mg
* Protein: 3.2 g
* Carbohydrates: 10.8 g
* Sugar: 1.3 g
* Fiber: 2.8 g
* Sodium: 152 mg
* Calcium: 43 mg
* Iron: 1.3 mg
* Vitamin C: 17 mg
* Beta Carotene: 914 mcg
* Vitamin E: 0.5 mg
Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes by Patricia Bertron, R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.
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