Quantity of Serves: 4 servings
Description: This soup is a perfect combination of earthy mushrooms, chewy udon noodles, and flavorful broth. With a mix of fresh veggies and savory spices, this soup is sure to warm you up on a chilly day and satisfy your cravings for something comforting and delicious.
Recommended Occasions: This dish is perfect for a cozy family dinner or any time you’re in the mood for a comforting and delicious soup.
- 8 oz Fortune udon noodles
- 1 lb mixed mushrooms (such as shiitake, cremini, and o yster), sliced
- 1 small onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 small carrot, julienned
- 1 small bok choy, chopped
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp miso paste
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp ginger, minced
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro and green onions for garnish
- Cook the Fortune udon noodles according to the package instructions and set aside.
- In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, heat the vegetable oil.
- Add the mushrooms and cook for 5-7 minutes or until browned.
- Add the onion and garlic and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
- Add the carrot and bok choy, and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the vegetable broth, soy sauce, miso paste, sesame oil, ginger, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine.
- Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 10-15 minutes.
- Add the cooked udon noodles to the soup and stir to combine.
- Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with fresh cilantro and green onions.
Chef’s Recommendations: For an extra burst of flavor, you can add some chopped garlic or chili flakes to the soup. You can also experiment with different types of mushrooms, like portobello or enoki, to make the soup even more interesting. And don’t forget to adjust the amount of miso paste and soy sauce to your liking, depending on how salty you want the soup to be.