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                        CHINESE VEGETABLE MISO SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/Stews                      Appetizers
                 Vegetarian                       Chinese
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Sesame oil
    2       ea           Celery stalks, sliced
    1       md           Carrot, sliced
    2       ea           Garlic cloves, minced
    1       c            Vermicelli
    1       md           Turnip, diced
    2       bn           Scallions, chopped
    1 1/2   c            Mushrooms, chopped
      3/4   c            Snow peas
    1       c            Mung bean sprouts
    2       tb           Dry sherry
    1       tb           Rice or white vinegar
    2       ea           Tofu cakes, diced
    4       tb           Miso
 
   Bring 5 c of vegetable stock to a boil.  Lower heat &
   add sesame oil, celery, carrot & garlic.  Cover &
   simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.  In the meantime,
   cook the noodles separately til lal dente.  Drain &
   set aside.
   
   Add turnip & white parts of scallions to the stock
   pot.  Simmer for 5 minutes.  Add rest of the
   ingredients except tofu, miso & noodles & simmer,
   covered, till cooked.  Add the noodles & tofu.  Remove
   from heat.
   
   Dissolve miso thoroughly in 1/2 c warm water.  Stir
   into soup.  Serve immediately.
   
   Nava Atlas, “Vegetariana”
  
 
 
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