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Vegan Tofu Noodle Soup

Vegan tofu noodle soup is a very easy to make and delicious Asian soup that gets ready in just 25 minutes. This light soup is perfect for cold evenings when you want to enjoy something comforting without spending hours in the kitchen.
Course Soup
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Diet Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 212kcal

Equipment

  • oven
  • baking tray
  • Large cooking pot

Ingredients

Ingredients for baking tofu

  • 300 grams extra firm tofu cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Other ingredients

  • 150 grams uncooked noodles
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 inch piece of ginger minced
  • 1 stalk of green onion- finely chopped keep white and green part separated
  • 1 head of bok choy - roughly chopped keep the leaves and stalk separated
  • 2.5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha/ any hot sauce adjust as per taste
  • 0.5 tablespoon vinegar
  • 8 cups vegetable stock/ water
  • Ground black pepper as per taste
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Instructions

  • Wrap the tofu block in a clean kitchen towel and gently press to remove excess moisture from it. Remove the towel and cut the block into bite-size cubes.
  • Put the tofu cubes in a large bowl. Add soy sauce and pepper. Gently toss. Spread on a baking tray lined with a baking sheet. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°C (around 400°F) for around 12-14 minutes.
  • While the tofu is getting baked, heat oil in a pot. Add minced ginger and garlic. Saute for a few seconds.
  • Add spring onion white and bok choy stalk. Saute for about a minute.
  • Pour stock. Add soy sauce and hot sauce. Mix and let the soup simmer.
  • Add noodles, bok choy leaves, and pepper. Mix and cook until the noodle gets cooked.
  • Add vinegar and baked tofu. Mix and cook for another minute and then switch off the gas. Garnish with chopped spring onion and enjoy!

Notes

  • If you don't like tofu, add vegetables like peas, carrots, beans, or mushrooms to make vegetable noodle soup. Even bean sprouts can be added to it.
  • To make the broth more flavorful season it with Chinese five-spice powder. 
  • For spicy noodle soup, add chili oil.
  • Instead of noodles, you can also use any pasta of your choice in this recipe.
  • More detailed recipe tips are given in the post above. Please follow them to make this soup.

Nutrition

Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 2138mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 8333IU | Vitamin C: 77mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 2mg