A close up view of cilantro tofu soup in a serving bowl

Cilantro Tofu Soup

This Asian flavored Cilantro Tofu Soup is a healthy and lip smacking clear soup. Its low in calories and high on taste. Being vegan and gluten free this soup fits into almost all diets and takes only about 15 minutes from start to finish.

Course Soup
Cuisine Asian
Keyword tofu soup, tofu soup recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 125 kcal
Author Gunjan


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/4 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup extra firm chopped tofu (drained)
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt as per taste


  1. In a sauce pan heat oil and add cilantro. Saute for 30 seconds.

  2. Add carrots and broccoli and saute for another 30 seconds.

  3. Add tofu and saute again for 30 seconds to one minute.

  4. Add vegetable broth, soy sauce, black pepper, lemon juice and salt.

  5. Cook uncovered on medium flame for 5-7 minutes.

  6. Serve warm and garnish with more chopped cilantro.

Recipe Notes

Variation: For oil free version skip the oil and sauteing. Just boil the vegetable broth and add all the ingredients until done. The vegetables should be soft but chewy. 

Nutrition Facts
Cilantro Tofu Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 1210mg50%
Potassium 36mg1%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 571IU11%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.