Spicy Thai Soup

The Cancer Project
  • Yield: 6 servings


1tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
4cups vegetable broth
2teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 to 1-- jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped (or more to taste)
1cup sliced mushrooms
1cup bite-size broccoli florets
1cup packed finely chopped bok choy
1-- green onion, finely chopped, including top
1tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Mix broth, ginger, garlic, and jalapeño pepper in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add mushrooms and simmer 2 minutes.
  3. Add broccoli and bok choy. Simmer until broccoli is tender but still bright green and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Do not overcook.
  4. Stir in green onion and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes by Patricia Bertron, R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 59
  • Fat 0.8g
  • Saturated Fat 0.2g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 152mg
  • Carbohydrate 10.8g
  • Fiber 2.8g
  • Sugars 1.3g
  • Protein 3.2g