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
What You'll Need
vegetable or mushroom broth
organic red miso paste
portobello or shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
raw kale or chard, thinly sliced
grated fresh ginger root
cloves garlic, thinly sliced
green onions, chopped
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.