Thai Red Curry Coconut Zoodle Soup

Who doesn’t love a good soup? They are incredibly easy to make, delicious and perfect for fall/winter. I’m loving this soup in-particular because its both flavorful and filling – not to mention full of ingredients like bok choy and ginger that pack some ah-mazing health benefits related to inflammation, immunity and skin. Like everything I make, it’s gluten-free, and to accommodate my “experiment” this month, it’s also vegan. Next time I make this dish (which I 100% will be), I’m going to kick the heat up a notch by adding jalapeño to the broth and potentially even some protein (tofu or chicken).

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 shallot, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 red bell pepper

2 teaspoons red curry paste

1/2 teaspoon ginger, minced

2 cups vegetable broth

1 can unsweetened coconut milk

1/2 teaspoon hoisson sauce

2 teaspoons coco aminos

2 stalks baby boy choy

1 1/2 cups shiitake mushrooms

1 zucchini

O P T I O N A L : add tofu or chicken

 

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil and sauté red bell pepper, garlic and shallots. Season with salt & pepper.
  2. After about 3 minutes, add ginger and red curry paste. Sauté an additional 3-5 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add vegetable broth, coconut milk and coco aminos. Cook on medium-high for about 10 minutes.
  4. Add hoisin, cilantro, shiitake mushrooms and baby bok choy. Continue to cook for another 5 minutes until the bok choy wilts and the mushrooms soften.
  5. Add 1/2 spiralized zucchini to the bottom of the bowl. Ladle soup over zucchini – top with cilantro and lime wedges.

Enjoy!

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