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Asian Pork-and-Noodle Soup

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. Preheat broiler.

  3. 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.

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