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August Recipe

by admin on Monday, August 23, 2010 · 75 comments

in Promotions,Recipes

Calling all vegetarians! This is by-far one of our most popular soups during the year. Our Asian Ginger Broth is a great, light soup that can be created to your likings with all the veggie toppings and any add-ons you want to include.

We offer sliced green onions, shredded carrots, chopped spinach, sliced mushrooms, wonton Strips and cubed tofu at our soup bar to mix in with the broth. Tell us what your favorite combination is.

Asian Ginger Broth

4 Tablespoons finely minced ginger

3 tablespoons finely minced garlic

2 Tablespoons canola oil

Combine ingredients in a pot and sauté for 5 minutes

6 Tablespoons corn starch

2 cups cold water

Combine ingredients and whisk to dissolve

14 cups water

6 Tablespoons Vegetarian base

(* Vegetarian base – we use Custom brand vegetarian base powder. Substitute with a similar base.)

corn starch mixture

Add ingredients to pot and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

What is your favorite way to eat the Asian Ginger Broth at Souplantation/ Sweet Tomatoes?

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Frank Fritz Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 5:20 am

Hi, this soup made me go to Sweet Tomatoes for lunch every single day. In fact today which is Saturday and the last day will go there to enjoy this soup. Years ago, I was introduced to this soup in Atlanta in a Thai restaurant which had the same effect on me, it made me go for lunch and/or dinner every single day while been there for a class.


elle Monday, December 16, 2013 at 7:47 pm

can you please tell me what vegetarian base you use? why wouldnt this be considered a vegan soup?


admin Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 8:17 am

Hi Elle – the base we use contains milk and is therefore not vegan. Hope this helps.


Chad Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 8:09 pm

Where can I buy a similar vegetarian base powder?


admin Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 9:59 pm

Hi Chad – We use the Custom brand vegetarian base powder. Hope you can find something similar!


Dsayko Monday, February 10, 2014 at 12:44 pm

How much broth does this recipe make?


Eddie Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 8:19 pm

Recipe calls for a total of 16 cups of water. (2 cups + 14 cups)

4 cups = 1 quart
4 quarts = 1 gallon
Therefore, the above recipe would make 1 gallon of soup.


Maria Monday, April 14, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Why not make the asian broth soup vegan? This would give other options for vegans besides the salad, few soups in Souplantation are vegan. Making a small change ,just by deleting the milk powder, would be greatly appreciate by your vegan customers . The milk probably does not add much to the flavor of the broth, but deleting it would add more happy customers to Souplantation.


admin Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:31 am

Thank you for the suggestion, Maria.


Karen Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:35 pm

This is sooo delicious. I discovered it while traveling & it’s almost worth driving 100miles to your closest location. Thank you so much for sharing the recipe so I don’t have to :)


admin Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 10:28 am

:) We do hope you still visit when you’re able to, Karen!


Virginia Vernooy Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 9:32 am

I had this broth last night at Sweet Tomatoes. So very refreshing. Wish they served it at every meal. This will be on my weekly menu! But i will enjoy having it out again at ST soon!


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