Vegetable Soup for Two
|35g spring onions||11|
|less than 1 tablespoon olive oil||119|
The cabbage on the side is in the first stages of fermenting, I’m making homemade sauerkraut and I wanted to see how it tasted. It was nice – although I could taste the caraway which made it a bit incongruous with the Japanese-style soup. But the idea of having a crispy salty thing on the side definitely worked.
The soy bean sprouts say they are 18 calories/100g on the packaging. The USDA site says they are 122 calories/100g. That makes no sense to me, I simply don’t believe that bean sprouts are equivalent to chicken in calories. The figure on the packaging makes a lot more sense. I did a quick search around but most of the calorie-counting websites that I have bookmarked use the USDA figures (I can test this easily by searching for the odd phrasing used on the USDA site for meat cuts) so that doesn’t help much.
I stuck with the calorie count on the packaging in the end but I don’t like arguing with the USDA really.