Hot and Sour Soup

Author: Recipes_kw
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Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Bowls, Main Course, Side Dishes, Soups
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 173.59 kcal


  • Stove


  • 6 cups vegetable broth ***Click on the Vegetable Broth recipe link
  • 2 cups shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 8 oz bamboo shoots canned, drained, sliced
  • 8 oz tofu extra firm, cubed
  • 1/2 cup carrots peeled, matchstick sliced
  • 1 tbsp ginger fresh, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp black pepper cracked
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp green onion chopped


  • In a large saucepan, bring the vegetable broth to a boil. Cut and prepare the vegetables and tofu. Once prepared add the bamboo shoots, tofu, ginger, mushrooms, carrot, garlic, soy sauce and vinegar to the pot. Boil for about 5 minutes; then lower the heat to simmer. Cover and cook until the carrots are tender.
  • In a small bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in the water. Add mix to the soup and stir well to thicken. Sprinkle in the salt and pepper. Cook for another 10 minutes then ladle into bowls. Garnish with the green onions.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Hot and Sour Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 173.59 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.35g8%
Saturated Fat 0.68g4%
Potassium 792.02mg23%
Carbohydrates 21.23g7%
Fiber 5.23g22%
Sugar 6.02g7%
Protein 13.85g28%
Vitamin A 473.46IU9%
Vitamin B1 0.15mg10%
Vitamin B2 0.22mg13%
Vitamin B3 2.76mg14%
Vitamin B5 1.02mg10%
Vitamin B6 0.58mg29%
Vitamin C 8.5mg10%
Vitamin D 0.2µg1%
Vitamin E 0.77mg5%
Vitamin K 29.71µg28%
Calcium 431.82mg43%
Copper 0.34mg17%
Folate 54.41µg14%
Iron 3.29mg18%
Manganese 1.04mg52%
Magnesium 67.25mg17%
Phosphorus 234.96mg23%
Selenium 13.46µg19%
Zinc 2.1mg14%
Ess-Methionine 147.33mg
Ess-Tryptophan 150.09mg
Ess-Threonine 558.23mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 560.99mg
Ess-Arginine 878.14mg
Ess-Lysine 624.1mg
Ess-Leucine 933.56mg
Ess-Isoleucine 571.72mg
Ess-Histidine 2889.12mg
Ess-Valine 608.89mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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