Tasty Thai Coconut Soup
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 1/2 c vegetable stock
  • 1/4 c fresh grated ginger
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 2 T fresh lemon juice
  • 2 T tamari
  • 2 T lite brown sugar
  • 1 T Asian chili paste
  • 2 14-oz cans unsweetened coconut milk
  • 8 oz extra firm tofu, drained and diced into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 8 oz sliced white mushrooms
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a large saucepan, combine stock, ginger, lime juice, lime zest, lemon juice, tamari, brown sugar, and chili paste. Bring to boil and reduce heat, dissolving sugar; (2 to 3 minutes).
  2. Add coconut milk, tofu, mushrooms; simmer 5 minutes and serve hot.
  3. Easy.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Don't be afraid of trying something Thai if you never have. And this one is vegetarian for those who shy away from that famous fish stock Thai recipes are famous for. So go ahead, be brave!