Vegetarian Hot and Sour Soup

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Vegetarian Hot and Sour Soup

This is a vegetarian version of Chinese hot and sour soup. It warms you up on a cold day!

1 tsp sesami oil
1/2 carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
5 oz (140 g) bamboo shoots (8 oz can), sliced
1/2 cup shiitake mushrooms, sliced
4 cups vegetable broth
2 cups filtered water
3 Tbsp brown rice vinegar
3 Tbsp tamari
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp hot chili paste
1/2 block tofu, diced
1 Tbsp potato starch
1 egg


  1. Heat sesame oil in a pan and sauté carrot, bamboo shoot, and shiitake mushrooms for a couple of minutes.
  2. Add vegetable broth, water, tamari, vinegar, chili paste, and salt. Cook until vegetables are tender.
  3. Add tofu and bring to boil.
  4. In a small bowl, dissolve potato starch in 2 Tbsp of water. Reduce heat and add it to the soup. Mix the soup.
  5. Beat an egg and slowly drizzle the egg in a soup. Remove from heat.
  6. Infuse love into the soup and serve!

Servings: 6