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Long Life Soup

Course: Soup
Keyword: gluten free, healthy, immune boosting, plantbased, Soup, soy free, Vegan, vegetarian, wellness
Servings: 6
Author: Candle Cafe


  • Dutch Oven
  • Cooking Spoon


  • 1 ounce dried shiitake mushrooms
  • ½ cup cup arame seaweed
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 each yellow onion, peeled, halved and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup minced garlic
  • ¼ cup peeled and minced fresh ginger
  • ½ cup shoyu or tamari soy sauce coconut aminos works as a gluten free option
  • 1 to 2 tsp cayenne to taste
  • 2 tsp brown rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp asian sesame oil


  • Place the dried shiitake mushrooms and the arame in 2 separate bowls and pour 4½ cups of hot water over each. Let sit for 15 minutes each.
  • Drain the mushrooms and reserve the water. Thinly slice the mushrooms.
  • Drain and rinse the arame and discard the water. Coarsely chop the arame.
  • Heat the oil in a saute pan and cook the onion, garlic, and ginger until softened, about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a soup pot and add the shoyu or tamari soy sauce, cayenne, vinegar, and sesame oil.
  • Add the reserved mushroom water, mushrooms, arame, and an additional 4½ cups of water to the pot. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.


Serve immediately & Enjoy. 
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