If you’re looking for a tasty way to use Chinese wolfberries, we have a fabulous Vegan Goji Berry Soup recipe that we’d like to share with you.
Our recipe is based on the classic Chinese goji berry soup, but we made it vegan with vegetable broth and whisked the berries into the broth instead of leaving them whole.
The result is a colorful red-orange broth with an intense goji berry flavor. Pretty, delicious and 100% plant-based!
You can enjoy Goji Soup as is or top it with our Fried Sesame Tofu Bites for a boost of plant-based protein and added texture.
People in China have been eating goji berries as a healing food for centuries, and they’re now gaining popularity in the UK and US as a nutrient-dense superfood.
These bright red berries have a unique bittersweet, fruity, and woody flavor. And they’re packed with so many beneficial antioxidants that even a small handful will cover 500% of your vitamin A RDI!
If you’ve tried goji berries in recipes like smoothies, breakfast bowls and salads, it’s time to try them in this colorful and nutritious Chinese-style soup. We are sure you will love it!
So, gather the ingredients and let us show you how to make it.
How does this goji berry soup taste?
This goji berry soup combines the bittersweet and cranberry-like taste of goji berries with delicious roasted red peppers, hearty soy sauce and toasted sesame oil.
It has the perfect balance of sweet, sour and savory notes.
Is This Goji Soup Healthy?
Goji berry soups are incredibly healthy as they are packed with health-boosting antioxidants as well as beneficial fiber.
Chinese “wolfberries” have been used in Chinese cuisine for centuries as a healing ingredient, and many scientific studies have backed up its various health benefits.
Goji berries are good for eye and skin health, immune system, blood sugar and mood.
If you want to learn more about these wonderful berries, we have an interesting article about goji berries and their benefits, as well as tasty recipe ideas to add to your diet.
How do you use goji berries in soups?
You can use goji berries in soups in three different ways:
Simmer the goji berries in the soup stock until soft and plump
Mix soft goji berries with broth for a colorful red soup
Sprinkle dried goji berries over the soup for a chewy finish
In our recipe, we mixed dried goji berries with vegetable broth and roasted red peppers to create a smooth and bright orange soup.