Miso Stew

Me so tired after work I cheated……a little!
Feeds 2 people
This recipe is “to taste”. No exact amounts are given. The recipe is also versatile, use whatever vegetables you have.

20-30 frozen mini wontons (4 wontons=50 cal.,no fat. CJ Foods Inc. All natural mini wontons, chicken & cilantro, purchased from Costco)
4-6 cups of water or broth
2-4 tablespoons of organic red type miso
2 carrots, slivered
1-2 heads baby bok choy, chopped. Keep leafy sections separated from lighter stems.
1/4 – 1/2 lb. firm tofu, cubed
2-3 scallions, chopped

Bring water or broth to boil. Mix miso in 1/2 cup broth or water, add to simmering water or broth. Add more if stronger broth desired. Simmer slivered carrots until still somewhat crunchy. Add cubed tofu and dumplings, simmer to heat through, about 2-3 minutes. Add bok choy stems, simmer 1 minute. Add bok choy greens and stir soup to wilt the greens. Serve garnished with chopped scallions.

Beer served: Pere Jaques Belgian style ale from Goose Island brewery.


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