Vegan Mushroom & Carrot Wonton Soup

Vegan Mushroom & Carrot Wonton Soup

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: medium
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An asian-inspired cozy soup.

For the wontons:

Ingredients

  • 1 package of vegan wonton wrappers
  • 1 cup TVP + 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 2 tbsp tamari or other soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 lb cremini mushrooms
  • 3 small-medium carrots
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
For the soup:

Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic, diced
  • ~ 1cm cube of ginger, grated
  • sesame oil for sautΓ©ing
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped
  • scallions or chives, chilli flakes (optional)
  • 2 cubes vegetable bouillon + 6-8 cups of water

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine TVP and onion powder. Add the boiling water, mirin, tamari, rice vinegar, and minced garlic. Stir and let stand.
  2. Clean and finely dice mushrooms and peeled carrots.
  3. SautΓ©e mushrooms and carrots for 10 minutes, then add in the TVP mixture and sautΓ©e for about 5-10 more minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Prepare a small bowl of water. Set wonton wrappers on a work surface. Place 1 tsp of filling in the centre. Wet your fingers and run them along the edges of the wrapper. Fold the wonton in your desired shape. I folded it in half diagonally to make a triangle and then folded the “arms” inward.
  5. In a large pot, sautΓ©e garlic, finely chopped celery, and ginger for about 1 minute. Add water and bring to a boil. Add the vegetable bouillon cubes. Alternatively, use vegetable stock.
  6. Add wontons and simmer for about 5 minutes or until the wontons float. Add kale and simmer one more minute.
  7. Ladle into bowls and serve with desired toppings.
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