THAI HOT & SOUR SOUP-BORDER

Thai Hot and Sour Soup

This Asian favorite is infused with immune enhancing ginger and lime. Ginger kicks in a touch of heat that also helps with recovery from workouts. A recent study performed by the University of Georgia, published in The Journal of Pain, found that daily supplementation with ginger reduced exercise induced muscle pain by 25%. So keep flexing those muscles!

Feature Super Food: Ginger

Prep. Time: 10 min. | Cook Time: 10 min. |Total Time: 20 min. | Servings: 4 |Serving Size: 2 cups

Free From: Gluten, Dairy, Soy

Ingredients:

  • 4 ¼ cups vegetable broth (low sodium, gluten free), divided
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. Thai red curry paste (i.e. Thai Kitchen)
  • 2 tsp. lime zest
  • 3 Tbsp. ginger, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. agave or honey
  • 2 Tbsp. flour (gluten free i.e. quinoa)
  • 1 cup shitake mushrooms, stemmed, sliced thin
  • 4 cups Napa cabbage, cut crosswise into 1/8 –inch-thick slices
  • ¼ cup each: cilantro, green onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp. red chilies, sliced thinly (optional)

 

Directions:

  1. Add ¼ cup of the vegetable broth to a large stockpot over medium heat. Add the curry paste, stirring for about 1-2 minutes. Stir in remaining vegetable broth, lime zest and ginger. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Combine lime juice, salt, agave and flour in a small bowl, whisking until blended well.
  3. Add mushrooms, cabbage and lime juice mixture, briefly cooking until just wilted, about 30 seconds. Ladle soup into bowls, sprinkle with cilantro, onions and chilies if desired.

 

Nutritional Facts:

Calories 163 | Total Fat 3.9 g | Saturated Fat 0.6 g | Monounsaturated Fat 1.8 g |   Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8 g | Cholesterol 132.8 mg | Sodium 498 mg |   Potassium 640.6 mg | Total Carbohydrate 8.8 g | Natural Sugar 9.2 g | Dietary Fiber 3.2 g | Protein 20.9 g | *Vitamin C 32 % | * Vitamin A 18 % | * Calcium 8 %     *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs


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