Thursday, February 26, 2009

Vegetarian Recipe Spot

Vegetarian Chinese Hot and Sour Soup


  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced (Chinese wood ear mushrooms or shiitake are best)
  • 1 small can bamboo shoots
  • 1 small can water chestnuts
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup scallions (green onions), sliced
  • 2 tbsp chili oil


Bring vegetable broth to a simmer and add all the ingredients, except the scallions and chili oil.

Allow to simmer for at least 20 minutes.

Add the scallions and simmer for about 5 more minutes. Stir in the chili oil.

Add additional soy sauce, hot sauce or vinegar to taste.

Enjoy your vegetarian Chinese hot and sour soup!

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