Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu

Hot and Sour Soup with Tofu

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"This soup is very similar to the kind you would find in your favorite Chinese restaurant. It consists of a rich, thick broth with some spices and mixed vegetables. It is absolutely delicious...enjoy!"

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50 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 211 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 211 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 11.3 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 243 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the red bell pepper and green onions and saute for 5 minutes. Then, add the 2 cups water, broth and soy sauce, reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. In a separate medium bowl, combine the vinegar, red pepper flakes, ground black pepper, cornstarch, 3 tablespoons water and sesame oil. Add this to the soup and continue to simmer for 5 more minutes, or until soup becomes thick and bubbly.
  3. Finally, mix in the tofu, snow peas and water chestnuts, and continue cooking 10 minutes, or until heated through.
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As my husband is Chinese, I would like to offer the following "tip" to make this more "authentic": After the last step, but just prior to serving, whip up 1 raw egg with a fork and slowly add t...

I made a couple of changes you might like! Double the viniger to 2 table spoons, triple the corn starch to 3 table spoons, add about a teaspoon of powdered ginger, use olive oil in place of cook...

Not like in any Chinese restaurant I'VE been to in the past 40 years. I doubled the soy, vinegar, red pepper flakes, black pepper, and cornstarch, and added some chopped shitake and button mush...