This nourishing miso soup with astragalus will help to to support your immune system. In Chinese medicine Huang Qi (Astragalus) root is a herbal tonic used to strengthen qi. While miso traditionally made from fermented soya beans, contains probiotic bacteria to support a healthy gut.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups of (bone broth, veggie broth)
  • 4-5 slices of dried astragalus root (rinse and pat dry)
  • 2-3 tablespoons of miso
  • 5 Shiitake mushrooms sliced
  • 1 Cup of green leafy veggies
  • 2 tablespoons of green onions finely chopped

Optional : soft boiled egg, rice noodles

Method:

  • Add the broth to your pot
  • Add shiitake mushrooms and astragalus (make sure it is rinsed and dried first)
  • Cover and let simmer for 10-15 minutes
  • Remove the astragalus from pot
  • Add miso, leafy greens and green onions (also add the rice noodles and egg if using)
  • Stir until miso is dissolved (and until noodles until noodles are soft if using)

 

Published on May 6, 2020