Hot & Sour Soup

This hot and sour soup is the perfect way to end a super busy and hectic day! It's comforting and crazy delicious. 


– 2 tbsp of olive oil – 1 sp of sesame oil – 1 small onion, finely chopped – 1 small head of cabbage, shredded – 1 1/2 C of shredded carrots – 1 14.5-oz can of crushed tomatoes – 4 C of water – 2 C of vegetable broth – 1 14-oz tub of extra firm tofu – 1/3 C of soy sauce – 1/3 C + 2 tbsp of rice wine vinegar – 1 tbsp of freshly ground pepper – 1 tbsp of crushed red pepper – 1 3/4-inch piece of fresh ginger, finely chopped

In a large pot, heat the oil over medium heat. When hot, add the onion and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes. When the onions become tender and translucent, add the cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.

While the cabbage is simmering, cut the tofu into bite-size pieces. Add the tofu and the remaining ingredients to the pot. Cook over high heat until the soup begins to boil.

Once it begins to boil, lower the heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 minutes. Serve hot. Add fresh pepper to each serving.