Oriental Vegetable Soup Recipe

By the wlr team

This wonderfully aromatic soup is less than 40 calories per serving!! A mixture of tofu and finely chopped vegetables this dish is full of flavor. This recipe is quick and easy to make and not as filling as other more hearty soups.

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    10 mins
  • Cook time: 10 mins
  • Calories: 39
    per serving


  • 100g pak choi
  • 90g carrots
  • 4g spring onions
  • 50g shiitake mushrooms
  • 75g tofu
  • 3g garlic
  • 10g ginger
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 568.3ml water
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce


  1. Finely shred the pak choi and set it aside in a bowl.
  2. Cut the carrots in half lengthways, slice them at an angle into thin half moons and add them to the pak choi.
  3. Cut the spring onions into thin, angled slices; finely slice the mushrooms; chop the tofu. Add them all to the bowl.
  4. Crush the garlic and add the ginger to a saucepan with the stock. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. When you are almost ready to serve, bring the stock back to the boil, add the vegetables and tofu and season to taste with soy sauce and pepper. Reduce the heat and simmer for 2 minutes, then serve.

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Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)39
Carbohydrate (g)2.4
Fat (g)1.7
Protein (g)3.8
Fibre (g)0.9
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg0.8

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