Miso-Tahini Squash Soup with Brown Rice
Miso-Tahini Squash Soup with Brown Rice
  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    A mixture of savory miso and nutty tahini adds a creamy richness to this filling vegetarian soup. A good dose of ginger and garlic, plus a few drops of hot chili oil, adds a punch of heat, making it the perfect cure-all on a blustery day.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups short-grain brown rice
    • 2 tablespoons virgin coconut oil, melted, divided
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more
    • 1 (1 1/2") piece ginger, peeled, finely grated
    • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 5 cups homemade or store-bought low-sodium vegetable broth
    • 1 small kabocha squash (about 2 pounds), peeled, cut into 1/2" chunks, or 1 small butternut squash (about 2 pounds), peeled, cut into 1/2" chunks
    • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced Tuscan kale
    • 5 tablespoons white miso paste
    • 1/4 cup tahini
    • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
    • 2 scallions, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced
    • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
    • Toasted nori and hot chili oil (for serving; optional)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 654 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 36.97%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 37.5%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1425 mg 59.39%
    • Calcium: 110 mg 11.04%
    • Potassium: 374 mg 10.68%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.79%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 108 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 13 g 50.21%
    • Sugar: 43 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 39.93%
    • Vitamin C 64.13%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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