Hot and Sour Soup
Low in calories and fat, and very quick to prepare, Hot and Sour Soup is a
delicious change of pace from the usual lunchtime fare.
4 cup(s) fat-free chicken broth
2 Tbsp rice vinegar
2 tsp Asian hot sauce, or chili paste, or to taste
2 cup(s) shiitake mushroom(s), sliced
1/3 cup(s) bamboo shoots, sliced
9 oz firm tofu, about 1 cup, diced
1 Tbsp cornstarch, mixed with 2 tbsp water
1 Tbsp soy sauce
2 medium scallion(s), sliced
In a soup pot, stir together broth, vinegar, hot sauce, soy sauce, mushrooms,
bamboo shoots and tofu. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
cornstarch and simmer 2 minutes more.
Serve, sprinkling each bowl with sliced scallions.
Yields about 1 cup per
POINTS® Value: 1