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To blanch bok choy greens, just plunge them into a pot of boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes, then rinse under cold water until cool.
Remove stems from mushrooms; rinse and finely chop. Rinse mushroom caps and thinly slice; set aside 1 cup.
In large pot, combine mushroom stems, remaining sliced mushrooms, scallions, garlic, bay leaf, bok choy stems, tamari, ginger, pepper flakes and salt. Add 6 cups cold water and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover partially and simmer 45 minutes.
Pour stock through strainer into clean pot or storage container; discard solids.
In large skillet, heat sesame oil over medium-high heat. Add reserved mushrooms and cook, stirring often, until tender, about 3 minutes.
Divide sauteed mushrooms and bok choy greens among soup bowls. Ladle some broth on top of each and serve.
- Calories 56
- Carbohydrate Content 8 g
- Cholesterol Content 0 mg
- Fat Content 2 g
- Fiber Content 1 g
- Protein Content 2 g
- Saturated Fat Content 0 g
- Sodium Content 216 mg
- Sugar Content 0 g