Asian Pork-and-Noodle Soup

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Save time preparing this noodle soup by cooking the pork while the broth mixture simmers.
2 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


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2 cups water
1/2 cup drained, sliced water chestnuts
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh shiitake mushroom caps
1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
2 green onions, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 (14 1/4-ounce) can low-salt beef broth
1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
6 ounces pork tenderloin
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
Cooking spray
2 ounces uncooked soba (buckwheat noodles), broken in half
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil


Bring first 9 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan; reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.

Preheat broiler.

Sprinkle pork with pepper; place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 7 minutes on each side or until done. Cool slightly; cut pork into strips.

Bring broth mixture to a boil; add soba noodles. Cook 6 minutes or until tender. Stir in pork, vinegar, and oil.

Created date

December 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 277
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 5.2 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 23.4 g
Carbohydrate 29.8 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 59 mg
Iron 2.7 mg
Sodium 137 mg
Calcium 39 mg