7 Fast and Filling Soups: Perfect for fast days, cook these meals, and then take single portions. Lose weight the 5:2 way. This healthy, quick and easy recipe is featured in the soups section of the new 5:2 Starter's Guide to The 2-Day Diet. The book provides a selection of over 100 tasty recipes to help you meet the daily 500 calorie allotment for the 2 days of intermittent fasting, as required by the 5:2 Diet.


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Serves 2. Ready in 20 mins.


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Lightly cook the pieces of eggplant in a pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Once tender, add the mushrooms, and cook until golden. Add the tofu to heat through.

  • Meanwhile, put the miso paste into a pan with 1 1/4 cups boiling water. Add the noodles and broccoli, and cook until tender. Add the edamame, and cook for 1 minute to defrost.

  • Pour the noodles and broth into bowls. Add the eggplant and tofu mixture, ginger, if using; top with radish and watercress or herbs.

Nutrition Facts

110 calories.