Spicy Thai Soup

  • Yield 6 servings

What a delicious way to enjoy healthy green vegetables! Super low-calorie, too.

The Cancer Project


1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
4 cups vegetable broth
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/2 to 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped (or more to taste)
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 cup bite-size broccoli florets
1 cup packed finely chopped bok choy
1 green onion, finely chopped, including top
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Mix broth, ginger, garlic, and jalapeño pepper in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add mushrooms and simmer 2 minutes.
  3. Add broccoli and bok choy. Simmer until broccoli is tender but still bright green and crisp, 3 to 4 minutes. Do not overcook.
  4. Stir in green onion and cilantro. Serve immediately.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes by Patricia Bertron, R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D., courtesy of The Cancer Project



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