Bean Thread Noodles (Glass Noodles) and Vegetable Soup

Bean thread noodles or also known as glass noodles, is a type of noodle originating from China. The noodles are prepared by soaking them in warm water for a good 15 minutes and draining them up. One of the best ways of serving it is by cooking it with vegetables like mushrooms, cabbage, and green onions.

Ingredients:

• 2 oz bean thread noodles (glass noodles)
• 2 eggs
• 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
• 2 Baby Bella mushrooms or button mushrooms (sliced)
• 1 piece ginger (chopped)
• 2 green onions (chopped)
• Napa cabbage (few leaves, chopped)
• 3 cups water or vegetable stock
• White pepper powder
• Salt to taste
• Olive oil or vegetable oil

Instructions:

This recipe takes about 30 minutes. Serves 4-5.

Soak the noodles in warm water for 15-20 minutes.
Drain noodles.
Set aside.

Crack open the 2 eggs.
Season with salt and pepper.
Whisk the mixture.
Set a pan over high heat.
Put oil and let it heat.
Add the eggs and let it cook for a few minutes.
Remove and transfer to a plate.
Set aside.
Put a little amount of oil again in the same pan.
Saute ginger, garlic and white parts of green onions.
Add mushrooms and napa cabbage.
Season with salt.
Stir for a few minutes.
Add water or vegetable stock, whichever is available.
Bring it to a boil for 4-5 minutes.
Add the noodles and let it cook for 2 minutes.
Add the scrambled eggs and remaining green onions.
Season with salt and white pepper powder.
Stir the mixture.
Let it simmer for 1-2 minutes.
Remove and transfer to a soup bowl.
Serve and enjoy!

Bean Thread Noodles (Glass Noodles) and Vegetable Soup
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvsUr8BglU0

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