Published on April 3rd, 2012 | by Amie Valpone


Cilantro Coconut Tofu Soup

vegan soup ingredients

This is a simple vegan soup that’s perfect for a chilly spring supper. It works great as a side but is also hearty enough to stand alone as the main dish.

Vegan Coconut Milk Soup


  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 fresh piece of ginger (approximately 1 inch), thinly sliced
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar (optional)
  • 6 ounces firm tofu, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 cups button mushrooms, rinsed and sliced
  • 2 large carrots, julienned
  • 1 medium daikon radish, julienned
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced

Cooking Directions

  1. In a pot, bring vegetable broth and ginger to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in coconut milk, ginger, vinegar, agave, tofu, mushrooms, carrots and daikon radish.
  3. Just before serving, stir in lime juice and cilantro.
  4. Serve!

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Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of; she is a Manhattan Celebrity Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer, Writer and Motivational Speaker specializing in simple gluten-free, soy-free and dairy-free ‘Clean Eating’ recipes. Amie recently healed herself from a decade of chronic pain including Lyme Disease, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Hypothyroidism, Adrenal Fatigue, Leaky Gut, Heavy Metals and much more exhausting thousands of doctors in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating and Detox saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, organic, whole foods. Amie's work appears on Martha Stewart, ABC News, Fox News Health, WebMD, The Huffington Post, The Food Network, Glamour Magazine, Clean Eating Magazine, SELF Magazine, Prevention Magazine, PBS and many others. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus and Pinterest @TheHealthyApple. Amie's first cookbook, 'Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation & Reset Your Body’ will be in stores nationwide March 8, 2016.

One Response to Cilantro Coconut Tofu Soup

  1. Jessica L. says:

    Made this soup for dinner tonight – it was delicious!
    I substituted the tofu with chicken, added some fish sauce and did not use any agave (it was sweet enough already). Oh, and I added some tree oyster mushrooms as well… Fabulous!! :)

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