Tofu Recipe:
Hot and Sour Tofu Soup

Hot and Sour Tofu Soup

This tofu recipe is a vegetarian version of a Chinese favorite.
1 Tbs    sesame oil  
1 medium    red bell pepper, cut in julienne slices  
1 bunch    green onions, chopped  
2 cups    vegetable broth  
2 cups    water  
2 Tbs    soy sauce, low-sodium  
2 tsp    red wine vinegar  
1/2 tsp    crushed red pepper flakes (add more if you like it hot)  
2 Tbs    cornstarch  
3 Tbs    water  
1/2 lb    snow peas  
1 lb    firm tofu, drained and cut into 1/2 inch cubes  
1 8 oz can    sliced water chestnuts  

1 Heat the sesame oil in a soup kettle and saute the green onions and red sweet peppers until tender.
2 Add water, vegetable broth, and soy sauce.
3 Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, cover lightly, and cook for 5 minutes
4 Blend cornstarch with 3 tablespoons water.
5 Add vinegar and pepper flakes to cornstarch mixture.
6 Stir cornstarch mixture into the hot sup until incorporated, and then add the tofu, snow peas, and water chestnuts.
7 Cover again and cook for about 5 minutes or until thick and bubbly.
8 Serve immediately.
Servings: 8
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Ready in: 30 minutes
 Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Percent daily values based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving      
Calories   123.13  
Calories From Fat (28%)   34.49  
    % Daily Value
Total Fat 3.88g   6%  
Saturated Fat 0.66g   3%  
Cholesterol 0.62mg   0%  
Sodium 598.84mg   25%  
Potassium 343.44mg   10%  
Carbohydrates 15.49g   5%  
Dietary Fiber 2.65g   11%  
Sugar 3.05g      
Sugar Alcohols 0.00g      
Net Carbohydrates 12.84g      
Protein 7.28g   15%  
WW-Points 2.3      
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This page was last updated on 12/21/05.