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Miso Soup with Beansprouts & Bok Choy

This soup is restorative and gentle on the digestive system, very low-carb, fat-free with Mung Bean Sprouts, which are a good source of plant protein and fibre + greens for vitamins & minerals.

 

MISO is fermented soybean paste.  Fermented foods have gut-healthful bacteria.  Miso has both beneficial prebiotic insoluble fibre + probiotic properties.  Ginger is a powerful plant rhizome full of anti-inflammatory, antiviral properties + soothing, warming and moving actions.

  • Serves2
  • Cooks in
  • Prep time 5 mins
  • Gut Health
  • Fat-Free
  • Plant Protein

    Recipes with plant protein-rich ingredients.  Examples of plant-based high protein foods include; quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.

  • Anti Inflammatory

    Recipes have ingredients with anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid common inflammatory foods like sugar, gluten, dairy and processed food. A whole food diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help relieve symptoms of inflammation within the body. Inflammation is at the root of most disease = dis-ease.

  • Probiotic

    A Probiotic is a beneficial bacteria that is found in certain food sources, eating these foods help support our gut, immune system and brain functions.  There are many different probiotic bacteria the common groups of organisms we know as Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium.

     

Ingredients

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  • 4 cups broth*
  • 2 tbsp Miso Paste
  • 1-2 tsp fresh ginger - grated
  • 2 cups beansprouts
  • 2 cups bok choy - diced
  • 1 scallion - fine sliced
  • ½ cup cilantro - optional

Method

Miso Soup with Beansprouts & Bok Choy

 

Heat vegetable broth or bone broth + grated ginger and bring to a boil.

 

TURN OFF heat.  ADD beansprouts + greens. 

 

ADD MISO – *preserve beneficial bacteria by spooning miso into the hot broth – not boiling the broth with the miso*.

 

STIR until miso has dissolved.

 

SERVE ladle into soup bowls and serve garnished with cilantro if using and chilli flakes or black pepper if you want a little kick.

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*BROTH – use my simple homemade vegetable broth recipe. OR if you have an instant pot and like bone broth try this recipe.

 

MISO is fermented soybean paste. Fermented foods have gut-healthful bacteria. Miso has both beneficial prebiotic insoluble fibre + probiotic properties. BUY unpasteurized, organic, non-gmo, lovingly & locally made MISO paste – read the label! GLUTEN-FREE some miso is made using Barley, which has gluten – read the label.

 

SWAP BOK CHOY & herbs with spinach, kale, parsley, thai basil or whatever greens you have and love.

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