This brothy soup is laced with immune-boosting ginger and chiles, perfect for any bout of the sniffles. And since it can be cooked up in a mere 25 minutes from start to finish, our hot and sour blend is an ideal lunchtime option.
In a 4-qt pot, bring broth to a boil over high heat. Add carrots, snow peas, jalapeño and ginger and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 3 minutes, just until vegetables are crisp-tender.
In a cup, stir together tamari, vinegar, 1 cup water and arrowroot. Stir mixture into simmering soup for 1 minute. Carefully add tofu and stir gently. Turn off heat and let tofu warm through for about 2 minutes. Serve sprinkled with scallions, dividing evenly.
A drop of tasty coconut milk is used in place of oil to brown the chicken in this soup and adds the rich flavor beloved in Indian cuisine. If you prefer a citrusy, herbal taste instead, try swapping the cilantro for fresh parsley and a squeeze of lime.
The smokiness of dried chipotle chiles provides the perfect counterpoint to sweet butternut squash in this easy, 8-ingredient soup. If you want to go more mild, use only one chile; if you like the heat, go for all three.