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Napaj Spring Soup

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    Napaj Spring Soup

    1/2 cup (125 mL) arame
    1 small celeriac, chopped
    1 thin burdock root, chopped
    1 clove garlic, chopped
    2 cups (500 mL) fresh shiitake mushrooms, roughly sliced
    1 bunch green onions, diagonally sliced
    2 Tbsp (30 mL) tamari
    4 cups (1 L) water
    1 Tbsp (15 mL) sesame seed oil
    1 Tbsp (15 mL) sesame seeds

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    Soak arame in 2 cups (500 mL) cold water for 15 to 20 minutes until it doubles in size. Reserve water.

    Saute celeriac, burdock root, and garlic in small amount of water for approximately 5 to 7 minutes or until softened. Add mushrooms, half the green onion, tamari, and reserved water from arame. Add 4 cups (1 L) water and simmer for 10 minutes. Add arame and remaining green onion, sesame seeds, and sesame oil.

    Serves 4.

    Each serving contains: 136 calories; 4 g protein; 5 g total fat (1 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 22 g carbohydrates; 4 g fibre; 660 mg sodium

    source: "Go Macrobiotic", alive #330, April 2010

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