Tofu Soup

This low-sodium soup is a natural cure-all. Meaty chunks of tofu and vegetables are bathed in a soft broth with a slightly spicy after-kick.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 8 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 oz. mushrooms, sliced
  • 4 scallions, sliced
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 lb. extra-firm tofu, cubed
  • 2 scallions, sliced


  • Pour the broth into a stockpot. Add all of the ingredients except for the tofu and last 2 scallions. Bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, add the tofu. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, ladle soup into bowls, and garnish with the remaining sliced scallions. Serve immediately.