Immune-Boosting Simmer Immunity Stew

Japanese-inspired Immune-Boosting Simmer Stew with Noodles Recipe

Some of my favourite soul-warming and gut-loving flavours and ingredients are in this scrumptious soup. It’s the perfect simmer to pop together on a cold winter day or anytime you feel your immune system needs a boost, with plenty of beautiful immune-enhancing nutrients from shiitake mushrooms, ginger and garlic.

Serves: 2

GF, VG

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Japanese-inspired Immune-Boosting Simmer Stew with Noodles Recipe

By: Jacqueline Alwill

Packed with nourishing ingredients and flavour, this Japanese-inspired immunity stew is perfect to give your body the boost it needs to get through winter.


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Recipe


Ingredients

  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 4 Asian shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled & finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp finely sliced ginger
  • 8 cups vegetable stock/broth
  • 2 tbsp gluten-free soy or tamari
  • ½ cup dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 cup button mushrooms, finely sliced
  • 100g rice vermicelli noodles
  • 4 small heads bok choy, sliced in half lengthways
  • 200g firm tofu, cut into 2cm pieces
  • Chilli flakes & sesame seeds (optional), to serve

Method


  • In a large heavy-based saucepan, combine sesame oil, shallots, garlic, ginger, vegetable stock, tamari, shiitake and button mushrooms, cover and bring to a simmer on a low heat for 45 mins.
  • While simmering, cook the rice noodles. Add bok choy, tofu and rice noodles and cook a further 5–6 mins.
  • Serve topped with chilli flakes and sesame seeds.

  

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Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline Alwill

Jacqueline Alwill, founder of The Brown Paper Bag, is an Australian nutritionist, author, presenter and mum. She is dedicated to improving the health, wellbeing and happiness of all individuals. Jacqueline’s philosophy on health lays the foundations for the experience that clients and the community have in her practice, workshops and the food they cook.

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