Healthy Low-Carb Bok Choy Soup

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Bok Choy is a Chinese leafy cabbage that is low in calories and high in nutrients. In this healthy low-carb soup the vegetables are lightly simmered in a low-fat broth seasoned with Chinese spices. This delicious soup is on top of the list for a weight-loss diet

 

 

Ingredients

  • 4 cups GF chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 8 oz. mushrooms, thinly sliced (shiitake are excellent, but you can use any mushrooms)
  • 1 large tomato, roughly chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. minced ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 heads of baby bok choy, washed well and quartered
  • 1 Tbsp. GF tamari sauce
  • 2 tsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tsp. agave nectar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt to taste if needed
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
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    Instructions

  • Add broth, water, carrots, mushrooms, tomato, red pepper, jalapeno pepper, ginger and garlic into a large pot. Bring to boil and cook for 3 minutes
  • Add bok Choy and simmer for 3 – 5 minutes until vegetables are just tender
  • Remove from the heat and stir in tamari sauce, fish sauce, agave, sesame oil and lime juice
  • Taste and season with salt to taste
  • Ladle into soup bowls and top with bean sprouts
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