Asian Savoy Cabbage and Shiitake Mushroom Soup
Both vegetables are common in Asian cooking and cabbage brings vitamins C and K to each healthy bowl.Savoy cabbage, a member of the cruciferous family, contains glucosinolates that show promising cancer-protective properties.
PREP TIME :
- 1 large egg
- 2 tsp. sesame or peanut oil
- 1/2 small-medium Savoy, napa or green cabbage, cut lengthwise, cored, sliced in 1/4-inch strips
- 2 medium-large carrots, cut in 1/4-inch slices
- 1/2 cup thinly sliced shiitake mushrooms
- 4 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
- 2 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, garnish
- In small bowl, lightly beat egg. In small skillet, heat oil over low-medium heat. Pour in egg and let evenly coat bottom of skillet. Cook egg until set. Slide egg onto plate. Roll up egg and slice into 1/4-inch rounds and set aside.
- In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, add cabbage, carrots, mushrooms, stock, soy sauce and a few grinds of black pepper. Cover pot and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
- Ladle soup into four warmed soup bowls. Place several egg slices on surface of each bowl. Garnish with cilantro and serve warm.
Nutrition (per serving):
90 calories, 3.5 g total fat (1 g saturated fat),
12 g carbohydrate, 4 g protein, 4 g dietary fiber, 460 mg sodium.