Anniversary Dinner

Posted on: May 26th, 2010 by missycoppage No Comments

Spicy Basil and Tofu SoupWilliam and I celebrated our 1 year wedding anniversary on May 24th.  Since we took our vacation the week before I had to work that night.  William asked what I wanted to eat for dinner that night to celebrate and this is what I requested.

Willie’s Spicy Basil Tofu Soup

2 packs Ramen noodles (noodles only)
4 carrots (peeled and sliced)
1 med onion (diced)
1 bell pepper (stemmed, seeded, and chopped)
1 pack tofu (drained, pressed, and diced)
5 oz baby portabella mushrooms sliced
1 Tbsp sarachi hot sauce
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 Tbsp tony chatchari spice or any season salt
1 cube “no-chicken” bullion
1 Tbsp. chopped dried red pepper
1 Clove garlic (minced) or 1-2 tbsp minced from a jar
1-2 tbsp powdered ginger
1/2- 1 cup fresh basil diced thinly
1 tbsp cumin
1/2 tbsp cayenne

*Saute onion, bell pepper, and tofu
*In large pot mix 2 cups water, bullion, soy, sarachi, ginger, cumin, cayenne, tony’s, and garlic
*Add saute into liquid mixture.
*Add in mushrooms and carrots.  Bring to boil, simmer uncovered 30 minutes.
*Add 4 cups water, bring to boil.
*Add ramen noodles.  Cook 5-10 minutes.
*Serve

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