Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 15 mins

The Chinese name is TZAI TANG. posted for ZWT Asia. A good vegan soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, soak mushrooms in hot water 30 minutes or until softened.
  2. Peel tomatoes; remove and discard seeds. Chop tomatoes. Drain and coarsely chop mushrooms.
  3. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet. Add onions and garlic; saute until transparent. Add chopped mushrooms, chopped tomatoes, celery, cabbage and bean sprouts. Stir-fry over high heat 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Stir in soy sauce, salt, white pepper, ginger, parsley and stock or broth.
  5. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 2 to 3 minutes. Pour into a tureen or serve in individual bowls. Serve hot.
Most Helpful

Pretty good, but we found it to be a little on the bland side for our tastes. I ended up adding some brown rice vinegar and chili paste and then it was fantastic! Five stars with those small changes. I also added some tofu to make this a complete meal. Thanks for posting, I would make it again with the above changes. It's a good base recipe easily changed for one's own tastes. Made for the vegetarian/vegan swap.

VegSocialWorker August 06, 2008