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Turmeric Miso Soup With Ginger, Garlic and Tofu
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Turmeric Miso Soup With Ginger, Garlic and Tofu. Kick that cold with this soothing, anti inflammatory, brothy soup. Vegan Gluten-free Nut-free Recipe.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Gluten-free, Vegan
Servings: 2
Calories: 158 kcal
Author: Vegan Richa
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 7 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 to 1.5 inch piece of ginger peeled and minced
  • 1/2 hot green chile optional
  • 1/2 cup grated or shredded carrots
  • 1/2 green or red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 7 oz 1/2 a block of tofu, cubed small
  • 2 tsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 2.5 cups water or more, to preference
  • 1/2 tsp or more turmeric
  • 1 tsp apple cider or distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tsp or more sugar or maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt less or more to taste, depends on your miso
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper divided
  • 1 tbsp or more white mellow miso
  • scallions for garnish
  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic, ginger and chile and cook until translucent. 4 mins.
  2. Add the carrots and peppers and cook for 3 minutes.
  3. Add tofu and mix in. At this point you can also add in chopped veggies(chopped small) such broccoli.
  4. Add water, 1/3 tsp black pepper and rest of the ingredients except miso and bring to a boil.
  5. Simmer for 4 minutes. Then add the miso and mix in. Taste and adjust salt, sweet and tang(vinegar). Simmer for another few minutes.
  6. Garnish with scallions and black pepper.

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Recipe Notes

If you like a thicker soup, mix 1 tsp cornstarch in 1/4 cup cool water and mix into the simmering soup.

To make soy-free: use more veggies and/or chickpeas, or mushrooms. Use coconut aminos instead of soy sauce, and chickpea miso instead of white miso.

Nutritional values based on one serving

Nutrition Facts
Turmeric Miso Soup With Ginger, Garlic and Tofu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Sodium 725mg 30%
Potassium 417mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 7g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 126.1%
Vitamin C 54.6%
Calcium 7.1%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.