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5 Spice Onion Soup
This Asian-flavored onion soup is a great tasting addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating. It combines onions with shiitake mushrooms for a delicious and unique flavor experience. Enjoy!
5 Spice Onion Soup Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes



  1. Chop 1 onion. Thinly slice two onions and garlic, which will later be added.
  2. To prepare onion broth, heat 1 TBS chicken or vegetable broth in medium soup pot. Healthy Sauté chopped onion over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent. Add 6 cups of chicken or vegetable broth and remaining onion broth ingredients and stir. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer ingredients briskly together for 20 minutes, uncovered. This will bring out a lot of flavor from the ingredients.
  3. In a separate medium sized stainless steel skillet, heat 1 TBS of the onion broth over medium heat. Healthy Sauté sliced onions over medium low heat in broth, stirring often for about 5 minutes, until translucent. Add garlic and sauté for another minute.
  4. After cooking broth for 20 minutes strain while it is still hot and return liquid to pan.
  5. Slice mushrooms (and discard rest of strained ingredients) and return to broth.
  6. Add sautéed onions and garlic and season with salt and white pepper to taste.
Serves 4

Serving suggestions: Serve with

Nutritional Profile

5 Spice Onion Soup
1.00 serving
(113.69 grams)
Calories: 73





 vitamin B612%

 vitamin C10%







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5 Spice Onion Soup
1.00 serving
113.69 grams
Calories: 73

Nutrient Amount DRI/DV
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
chromium 12.79 mcg 37 9.0 excellent
copper 0.18 mg 20 4.9 very good
manganese 0.39 mg 17 4.2 very good
vitamin B6 0.20 mg 12 2.9 good
biotin 2.89 mcg 10 2.4 good
vitamin C 7.16 mg 10 2.3 good
molybdenum 4.13 mcg 9 2.3 good
fiber 2.53 g 9 2.2 good
phosphorus 60.24 mg 9 2.1 good
iron 1.49 mg 8 2.0 good
vitamin B2 0.10 mg 8 1.9 good
calcium 76.48 mg 8 1.9 good
magnesium 31.94 mg 8 1.9 good
vitamin B3 1.19 mg 7 1.8 good
potassium 305.56 mg 7 1.6 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

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