Thai Coconut Lemongrass Soup
2 cans coconut milk 2 stalks of lemongrass (peel dry leaves, smash white part to and slice horizontally into ½ cm pieces) 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 kafir lime leaves, de-veined and torn into 4 pieces ¼ of a jalapeno or other mild pepper, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced bite sized 1 block firm Chinese style tofu- NOT SILKEN! , chopped into bite sized bits 2 carrots, peeled and sliced 2 small zucchini, peeled and sliced 1 can button mushrooms, drained and rinsed sea salt juice of 1 lime 1 veggie cube Hoisin sauce (optional)
Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 3
  • In a med/large pot combine all ingredients and let simmer on a med/low temp for about 30-40 minutes adding salt to taste. Add a dash of veg. Hoisin sauce. Add more or less lemongrass and/or kaffir leaves to taste. Use only 1 or 2 slices. Before serving scoop out lemon grass.
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