Author Notes: this simple soup takes less than 20 minutes to prepare, and offers plenty of antioxidants, probiotics and a host of beneficial properties to help you improve the function of your immune system.
—aubrey | drum beets
cups vegetable or mushroom broth
tablespoons organic red miso paste
cups portobello or shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
cups raw kale or chard, thinly sliced
teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
cloves garlic, thinly sliced
cup green onions, chopped
teaspoon red chili flakes
- in a medium sized soup pot, warm vegetable broth over medium heat. in a small mixing bowl measure 3 tablespoons of red miso paste and add a half-cup of hot broth. stir to dissolve paste and then add it back to the soup pot, whisking to dissolve completely. keep miso under the boiling point.
- add sliced mushrooms to miso broth, cover pot and simmer at a low temperature for 5 minutes or until mushrooms are cooked through.
- remove from heat and add remaining ingredients. let the soup rest, covered, for a few minutes to wilt the greens.
- serve hot. feel cozy!