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12 amazing Asian soups

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All year long, delicious Asian soups are are hot commodities — and are especially warm and welcoming during the winter season. Not sure where to begin with one of these fragrant bowls? Check out these 12 amazing Asian soups.

Asian vegetable noodle soup

With all the umami flavors of vegetable broth, mushrooms, bok choy and flavorful shirataki fettuccini noodles, this Asian vegetable noodle soup from This Savory Vegan is as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate!

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Hearty vegetable miso soup

Chocolate Covered Katie has a delicious vegetarian hearty vegetable miso soup that is full of flavors from miso, ginger, carrots, mushrooms and kale. And it’s not just yummy: Every bowl is good for you, too!

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Slow-cooker chicken pho

Pho is a traditional Vietnamese dish with noodles, cinnamon, cloves and ginger, among other soup staples. The Lemon Bowl updates the dish by converting it to a slow-cooker version. This slow-cooker chicken pho simmers the day away and will be waiting and warm after work and school. 

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Chicken udon soup with bok choy

Bok choy is a delicious Asian cabbage that stands up to the heat of soup because it doesn’t wilt too much and lose its bite. Jessica Gavin’s chicken udon soup with bok choy uses the hearty vegetable in this tasty and filling soup.

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Hot and sour vegetable soup with tofu

Hot and sour soup is a Chinese restaurant staple, but making your own is more economical — and healthier. Budget Bytes’ delicious hot and sour vegetable soup with tofu is chock full of healthy flavors.

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Egg drop soup

Simply Recipes re-creates another Chinese restaurant mainstay with this easy egg drop soup recipe. It’s full of flavor and looks spectacular, too.

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Easy chicken ramen

Gourmet ramen is quickly becoming a favorite here in the US. With eggs, noodles, a hearty broth and chicken thighs, this easy chicken ramen comes together in 30 minutes. Fox and Briar recommend cooking the yakisoba noodles separately, then adding the noodles individually to the serving bowls to avoid sogginess.

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Japanese clear onion soup

For an interesting take on the Asian soup, try this Japanese clear onion soup from Living Chirpy. Cooked and strained vegetables in a flavorful broth make for a delicious starter to an Asian-themed meal.

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Pho noodle soup

Pho (pronounced fuh) is one of the hottest soups around right now — at least in terms of popularity. This wonderful soup is known to help soothe the colds and congestion so prevalent this time of year. From Omnivores Cookbook, this pho noodle soup is so simple to make, with beef, bean sprouts and broth. Add sriracha for extra congestion-fighting power!

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Potsticker meatball Asian noodle soup

How about a low-carb, keto-friendly potsticker meatball Asian noodle soup? This delicious Asian creation from I Breathe I’m Hungry takes potsticker meatballs, skips the wrapper, and adds them to an umami broth.

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15-minute coconut curry noodle soup

The Woks of Life has a 15-minute coconut curry noodle soup made with red curry paste, coconut milk and vermicelli noodles. This spicy curry concoction will tingle your taste buds!

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Wonton soup

The flavors of ginger, garlic, pork and prawns combine in a delightfully substantial and filling wonton soup. Recipe Tin Eats takes you through the process, step by step.

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