Immune Support Soup


Description

The warming qualities of ginger can help heat you from the inside-out, making it an ideal ingredient for immune-support foods.

Ginger

Ingredients

1 quart
miso, chicken, vegetable or mushroom broth
1 small
yellow onion, chopped
3 tbsp
grated fresh ginger root (or use as little as 1 teaspoon, to taste)
5 clove
garlic, chopped or crushed (or use as little as 1 clove, to taste)
1⁄2 cup
shiitake mushrooms, sliced
1⁄2  
lemon, juiced
1  
carrot, grated
3 tbsp
fresh, minced parsley
1  
lemongrass (if desired)

Instructions

Combine the broth, onion, ginger, garlic, mushrooms and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and add lemon juice, carrot, parsley and lemongrass if using. Put cover on pan and steam for 5 minutes. Remove lemongrass before serving; eat up to 4 times a day.