Clear Soup With Sweet Potatoes, Silken Tofu, and Mustard Greens

Total Time
40mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 35 mins

From "This Can't be Tofu!" by Deborah Madison.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. heat vegetable oil and half of sesame oil in soup pot. when hot, add garlic, ginger, chile, and cilantro. stir-fry for 2 minutes. add broth, five-spice powder, and salt. bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. strain and return to the pan, or simply lift out the chopped flavorings with a small skimmer. press out as much liquid as you can, then discard.
  2. add sweet potatoes to the pot and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or until tender when pierced with a knife.
  3. add greens and tofu. cook gently, uncovered, until the greens are bright and tofu is hot, about 5 minutes. add scallions. taste for salt and add remaining sesame oil. add soy sauce to taste, if dish seems to need a little extra punch.