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Spicy Thai Soup

Makes 6 1-cup servings

What a delicious way to enjoy healthy green vegetables!

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
4 cups Vegetable Broth
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 - 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped (or more to taste)
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 cup bite-size broccoli florets
1 cup packed finely chopped bok choy
1 green onion, finely chopped, including top
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro

Mix broth, ginger, garlic, and jalapeño pepper in a pot and bring to a boil.

Add mushrooms and simmer 2 minutes.

Add broccoli and bok choy. Simmer until broccoli is tender but still bright green and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Do not overcook.

Stir in green onion and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Per 1-cup serving

  • Calories: 59
  • Fat: 0.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.1 g
  • Calories from Fat: 12.4%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 3.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.8 g
  • Sugar: 1.3 g
  • Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Sodium: 152 mg
  • Calcium: 43 mg
  • Iron: 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C: 17 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 914 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0.5 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes by Patricia Bertron, R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.