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Steaming Miso Soup with Vegetables

Talk about instant comfort! A handful of veggies from the salad bar and a few chunks of baked tofu turn a package of miso soup mix into a soul-satisfying meal. Just make sure the soup brand you buy contains no fish ingredients (often listed as powdered bonito or bonito flakes).

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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½ 0.7-oz. pkg. instant miso soup, with or without seaweed
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1 cup broccoli florets
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¼ cup sliced white mushrooms
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2 slices fresh ginger, optional
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20 baby spinach leaves
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2 oz. baked Asian-style tofu, cubed

Instructions: 

Combine miso soup, 1½ cups water, broccoli, mushrooms, and ginger, if using, in medium-size microwave-safe bowl. Heat on high 3 minutes. Add spinach and tofu, and microwave 30 seconds more. Discard ginger slices before eating.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
156
Protein: 
15 g
Total Fat: 
6 g
Saturated Fat: 
1 g
Carbohydrates: 
11 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
1120 mg
Fiber: 
7 g
Sugar: 
2 g
Yield: 
Serves 4