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                            CHINESE WINTER SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       c            Vegetable Stock
    1       c            Mushrooms, sliced
    1       c            Spinach, washed
    2       tb           Light Soy Sauce
    2       tb           Cider Vinegar
      1/2   ts           Pepper
    1 1/2   tb           Sesame Oil
      1/4   ts           Hot Pepper Oil
      1/2   lb           Tofu, diced
    2       tb           Cornstarch dissolved in
    3       tb           Water
    2       tb           Cilantro, chopped
    1                    Scallion, chopped
 
   Put the broth in a saucepan; add the mushrooms and
   spinach and simmer 3-4 minutes.
   
   Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, pepper, sesame oil and
   pepper oil in a small bowl; stir to blend, then add to
   the broth. Taste and adjust seasonings.
   
   Add the tofu and the cornstarch-water mixture,
   stirring constantly. Continue to cook until soup
   thickens.
   
   Sprinkle cilantro and scallion on top of soup for
   garnish. Makes 6 cups.
   
   Source: San Francisco Chronicle
  
 
 
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