Subj: V'gan Hot & Sour Soup
This is a Hot and Sour Soup that is great with Sourdough
Bread and Red Wine. Easy to
make, 0 Choletseral, and good for you.
Steve's World Famous* Hot and Sour Soup
Prep time 45 minutes
1 oz. Dried Black Mushrooms
8 Cups Water
3 Tbs. Sake
1/2 Cup Cider Vinegar
3 Tbs. Tamari
13/4 tsp. Salt
1/4 - 1/2 Lb Tofu
3 Tbs. Cornstarch
6 Minced Scallions or Green Onions
1/2 tsp. Fine Ground White Pepper
1 tsp. Crushed Dried Red Peppers
Combine the sake, vinegar, tamari, salt, red peppers
and tofu and set aside.
Rinse mushrooms, soak in 2 cups boiling water for 30
minutes--just soak them, don't
boil them. Drain mushrooms, saving water, slice, tossing
Combine 5 1/2 cups of water with the mushroom water
into a large kettle and bring to
Add the sake, vinegar, tamari, salt, red peppers and
tofu. Lower heat and simmer about
Mix cornstarch with remaining 1/2 cup water and add
to soup, stirring constantly.
Heat soup to gentle boil. Add scallions and white pepper.
Cook only a few minutes
Serve soup hot with a dash of sesame oil.
Keeps 10 days in fridge.
* OK so maybe it is not World Famous but it is really