Tuesday, January 24, 2012

3 Mushrooms and Egg Drop Soup

Meatless Monday....Monday!!! Trying to be healthier in 2012 doesn't have to be that hard. You just need to change your old bad habits little by little, one day at a time! Like eat less sugar and substitute it with honey, eat less french fried by reduce it from super size to a kid happy meal, eat less meat and eat more fruits and veggies for your happier healthier lifestyle. Basically, I was just trying to say....you can eat anything.....but....in a moderation. As you know mushrooms are an excellent source of potassium that help lower blood pressure and help reduce the risk of stroke. Mushrooms are also low in calories, little sodium and fat which is perfect for those who is trying to lose ponds. The benefits of mushrooms are countless and I don't want to bore you to death by giving you the whole page of lecture. And with the love of mushroom, here is a dish using 3 kinds of mushrooms you can try whenever you feel like something that is light but filling enough to keep you stay sleep through the night without guilt. Easy and simple to make, I promise!

 What you need: For 4 servings:

**you can use any combination of mushrooms any kind you like

1 cup shiitake mushrooms sliced

1 cup button mushrooms quartered

1 cup shimeji mushrooms

2 eggs lightly beaten

10 cups water

1/4 cup light soy sauce

1 tablespoon sesame oil

2 tablespoon fresh ginger thinly sliced

green onion and white pepper powder

How to:

1. bring water to a boil over medium-high heat

2. add all the mushrooms, ginger, soy sauce and let it cook for 5-7 minuets

3. slowly and gently pure beaten egg in the pot as the egg should be cooked very quickly

4. turn the heat to low, add sesame oil green onion, and white pepper powder, and you done!

Serve as it is or you can add cooked jasmine or brown rice or your favorite noodles as you please.

1 comment:

  1. this dish looks very good and healthy and seems easy to make. I can't wait to try it.


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