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Oriental Noodle & Pea Broth

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  Sugar snap peas/Chinese pea pods also called snow peas 1⁄4 Pound, ends and strings removed
  Regular strength chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Whole star anise 2
  Anise seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed and tied together in a cheesecloth bag
  Cinnamon sticks 2 , broken into pieces, tied together in a cheesecloth bag
  Grated fresh ginger 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry pasta 1 Ounce (Thin Strands, Such As Spaghettini / Vermicelli)

Cut peas diagonally into 1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick slices; Set aside.
In a 4- to 5-quart pan, bring broth, star anise, and ginger to a boil over high heat.
Add pasta; return to a boil and cook just until al dente about 3 minutes.
With a slotted spoon, remove star anise from soup; discard anise.
Add peas and return to a boil.
Ladle soup into bowls.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 261 Calories from Fat 22

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.7%

Saturated Fat 0.07 g0.36%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3625.5 mg151.1%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g14.1%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.3%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 15 g29.2%

Vitamin A 25.9% Vitamin C 114.5%

Calcium 13.8% Iron 26.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oriental Noodle & Pea Broth Recipe