This recipe is for my Sweetcorn & Tofu Noodle soup. It started off as a vegetable soup but then I turned it into noodle soup towards the end to make it a little more exciting. This may not be the best recipe for it as I made it up as I went but it tasted pretty darn good. My husband and I equally enjoyed this and I would make it again.
It’s super easy to make and tastes great.
Chestnut Mushrooms – I used 4
White potatoes – 2 small/medium sized
4 Medium Carrots
2 Garlic Cloves
Vegetable stock cubes x2
Small tin of sweetcorn
70g Rice Noodles (estimate)
1tsp Chilli Flakes
1Tbsp Olive Oil or butter
2tbsp Nutritional Yeast
Salt & Pepper
Marinated Tofu (I used Cauldron)
Bread to serve (optional)
Mixed seeds to serve (optional)
Play around with the ingredients to your taste.
If not already done, marinate your tofu first.
Cut your potatoes, mushrooms, and carrot into small pieces. Place them in a pan on a medium heat with the olive oil or butter, garlic, ginger, tumeric and Chilli flakes chilli flakes.
Cook for 10 minutes. Chop your other ingredients while you wait.
Add your vegetable stock cubes to the pan and then put enough boiling water in to cover all your veg.
Cover and leave to simmer on a medium heat for 45 minutes or until veg is soft.
Once it’s cooked. In a blender Add your nutritional yeast. Then put all of the veg from your soup into the mix with a good scoop of the liquid to help it blend better.Make it as chunky or smooth as you like. Add this back into the other mix still in the pan. Mix it all together on a low heat until blended well. Add your coriander and salt + pepper to taste.
Once your at this stage start frying your tofu. It takes around 5-10 minutes.
Once your tofu is done add 2/3 of it to the soup along with your noodles and sweetcorn. Then simmer for 5 minutes.
Add any other herbs or ingredients you wish at this point and make it your own 😀 We ate ours with some tofu on top sprinkled with seeds and some warm toasty bread on the side.
As always enjoy making this recipe to your hearts desires. Make it your own. I put recipes up as guidelines rather than commitments which is exactly how I enjoy cooking.
Do you have a favourite soup recipe? Let me know! I would love to see your versions of any of my recipes.