Hot-and-Sour Soup

Recipe from Diabetic Living
Hot-and-Sour Soup
SERVINGS
6
SERVING SIZE
1  cups
PREP TIME
20 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 14 1/2 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 medium carrots, bias-sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 8 ounce can bamboo shoots, drained
  • 1 8 ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 4 ounce can (drained weight) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar or white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 8 ounces frozen peeled and deveined uncooked shrimp*
  • 4 ounces refrigerated water-packed firm tofu (fresh bean curd), drained and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley or cilantro (optional)
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Directions
1. 
In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine broth, carrots, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, the 1/2 cup water, the mushrooms, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, and crushed red pepper.
2. 
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.
3. 
If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. In a small bowl stir together cornstarch and the 2 tablespoons cold water; stir into chicken broth mixture in slow cooker. Add frozen shrimp and the tofu. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more. Sprinkle each serving with parsley.

Tip

  • *Test Kitchen Tip:

    If desired, leave tails on shrimp.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 108, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 57, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 11, Monosaturated fat (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 2, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 12, vit. A (IU) 3352.73, vit. C (mg) 2.95, Thiamin (mg) 0.04, Riboflavin (mg) 0.04, Niacin (mg) 2.76, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.14, Folate (g) 8.06, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.43, sodium (mg) 558, Potassium (mg) 190, calcium (mg) 60.58, iron (mg) 1.44, Vegetables () 1, Other Carb () 0.5, Lean Meat () 1.5, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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