Korean Tofu and Vegetable Soup

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"This is the Korean equivalent of chicken noodle soup - it is a comforting, cure-all soup. It is also spicy and fresh, and easy to make. You will have to visit your local Asian market for some of the ingredients."
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35 m servings 289 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 289 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 26.4 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 661 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Pour the beef stock into a stock pot or large deep skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in the toenjang until dissolved. Add the kelp and garlic, and bring to a boil. Put in the tofu, cabbage, daikon and yellow squash, cover and return to a boil. Cook gently for 5 minutes. Then add the green onions and hot pepper, and boil for a minute, or until the onion and pepper become fragrant and brightly colored. Limit the cooking time to no more than 15 minutes. Remove and discard kelp. Serve immediately.


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Super yummy! If you like Korean food, kimchi and sour and spicey food you will love this!

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