Healthy Recipe: Shitake Ginger Pho Noodle Soup

Image courtesy of Maite Bou.

Image courtesy of Maite Bou.

If you haven’t yet tried the warm, rich broth, pho, you’ve been missing out! This shitake ginger pho noodle soup is a comforting broth filled with flavor. It’s a great immunity booster, and you can make easy substitutions to suit your taste or use the ingredients you have on hand. The best part? It’s both delicious and a quick weeknight meal option.

Shitake Ginger Pho Noodle Soup


  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 C thinly sliced onion

  • 1 T ghee or coconut oil

  • 1 C firm cubed tofu or chicken or fish

  • 10 thinly sliced fresh shiitake mushrooms

  • 1 C chopped tightly packed kale or spinach

  • 2 t apple cider vinegar

  • 2 T miso paste

  • 1/2 t black pepper

  • 1 1/2 salt or to taste

  • 2 T grated and squeezed fresh ginger juice ( squeeze with your hands once grated)

  • 3 C hot water

  • 1/2 C cooked brown rice noodles or soba noodles


  1. Sauté the chopped onion, garlic with oil until fragrant ( about 3 minutes)

  2. Add the cubed tofu and kale and sauté for 4 minutes

  3. Then add the shitakes, salt, black pepper and apple cider. Cover with a lid and let it cook for about 6 minutes, stirring once in awhile.

  4. Add the 3 C of water and the miso and stir very well until well dissolved.

  5. Add the squeezed ginger and stir again.

  6. Serve with about 1/3 cup of cooked noodles and top with chopped scallions.

If you love soups, you may also enjoy Crockpot Paleo Minestrone Soup.

Recipe courtesy of Maite Bou, a Holistic Nutritionist, mama of two, lover of 🥑 and founder of Her passion is sharing and educating our community with fun, healthy, easy and delicious recipes, videos, and her upcoming nutrition/ cooking workshops! Maite hopes to inspire you to make your own health informed choices and live a happier, healthier and overall meaningful life!