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Quick and Simple Korean Doenjang Chigae (Bean Paste/Tofu Soup)

Rated as 3.6 out of 5 Stars

"One of the most simple and quick dishes I learned to make while in Korea. Doenjang is a fermented soybean paste that can be found in Asian grocers."
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40 m servings 59
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Bring vegetable stock and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Stir in garlic and soy bean paste, stirring until the paste dissolves. Stir in the green onion, zucchini, tofu, and jalapeno. Allow soup to return to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 59 calories; 2.7 5 4.9 0 378 Full nutrition

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This is a delicious soup. You'd probably want to add more bean paste (just put in to your liking-- taste as you go), and while you're at the Asian market, pick up anchovy powder (my package says...

Think i used the wrong type of tofu as it desintegrated but soup was stil lovely

My mom is Korean and it tastes just like she makes it. I've used this recipe several times and my family loves it just as it is.