Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

From Dr. Shintani's "Eat More, Weigh Less"

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil water and soak wood ears and golden needles separately for about 15 minutes.
  2. Break off hard pieces from wood ears and hard stems from golden needles, if any.
  3. Cut golden needles in halves and snap the large pieces of wood ears into smaller pieces.
  4. Wash and drain.
  5. Mix the corn starch with 1/2 cup cold water.
  6. Stir until smooth.
  7. Mix vinegar and pepper.
  8. Mix vegetable broth and water.
  9. Add salt and soy sauce.
  10. Bring to a boil and add wood ears and golden needles.
  11. Boil 1 minute.
  12. Add tofu.
  13. As soup boils, stir in the well-stirred corn starch mixture until it thickens.
  14. Serve in bowl with vinegar and pepper.
  15. Garnish with scallions.
  16. Serve hot.

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