Vegan Asian Hot Pot Recipe
By Kirsten Cowart
How often do you eat something that tastes good, only to later feel worn down or sick because of the awful ingredients that you just put into your body?
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could eat something that tastes good and feels good?
Well, I have found just the thing that fills both of those requirements.
This simple vegan asian hot pot soup is not only incredibly healthy, but it will leave you with a wonderful full and satisfied feeling.
Benefits Of This Dish
Vegan Asian Hot Pot Soup
- 13.75-ounce package cellophane (bean thread) or thin rice noodles
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 8 ounces shiitake or other mushrooms, stems discarded and caps thinly sliced
- 6 cups vegetable or low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
- ⅔ cup low-sodium soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
- 1 teaspoon chili sauce or hot pepper sauce to taste (completely optional)
- 4 scallions (green and white parts), thinly sliced
- 4 carrots, thinly sliced
- 8 ounces green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- Prepare the noodles according to the package directions. Drain the noodles and cut into 3-inch lengths.
- Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Then add the mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes.
- Add the broth, soy sauce, ginger and chili sauce (if desired) and combine. Bring it all to a boil.
- Then add the scallions, carrots and green beans. Simmer until the vegetables are tender, which should take about 5 to 6 minutes.
- Divide the noodles among individual bowls and ladle the soup over the top.
This dish is designed to fill your body with the wonderful nutrients that you need from the scallions, carrots, green beans and mushrooms. This will give you a healthy source of vitamin A, copper, vitamin B1, chromium, magnesium, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, choline and vitamin k.
The ginger will assist with the healthy digestion of your meal as well as help with pain from arthritis, muscle soreness, menstrual pain, upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, cough and stomach pain.
Eating soups assist the body in staying hydrated and keeping everything running smoothly in the body.
Tip: Try to get as many of the ingredients as possible from organic sources for additional health and nutritional benefits while avoiding unwanted GMOs and pesticide toxinhttp://fitlife.tv/warning-taking-antibiotics-can-increase-your-risk-of-type-2-diabetes_original/s in your food.
Do you have a favorite soup or vegan dish? Let us know in the comments below!
Kirsten Cowart is a writer and researcher that has worked in the spiritual, mental health and medical fields.Kirsten enjoys studying and experiencing the benefits of yoga, meditation, nutrition, herbalism, organic gardening and alternative health.She worked hard in 2014 losing over 40 lbs. and has since maintained a healthy lifestyle.Follow her to learn more about her journey on Twitter, Facebook & Youtube!
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