5:2 Fast Day Big Noodle Soup



1 spoon difficulty rating

10-15 minutes

Serves: 1

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)
 5:2 Fast Day Big Noodle Soup

Calories: 257
Men's Extra: 30g frozen fresh soya beans (edamame). 35 cals

A good soup that is full of flavour and texture. Good on any day, whether you are doing the 5:2 Fast Diet or not!



  • 50g Clearspring brown rice udon noodles (164 cals)
  • 1 sachet of Clearspring miso soup (27 cals)
  • 1 tbsp shoyu or tamari (Japanese-style soy sauce) (10 cals) Use
  • ½ tsp grated root ginger (1 cal)
  • 50g spring cabbage thinly sliced (12 cals)
  • 50g beansprouts (14 cals)
  • 50g carrot (15 cals)
  • 50g fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced (14 cals)


1. Cook the noodles according to the instructions on the packet, then put them in a sieve and cool under the tap.  

2. Squeeze the contents of the miso soup sachet into a saucepan with 500ml boiling water. Add the soy sauce and ginger and bring to the boil.  

3. Meanwhile, shave the carrot into long ribbons with a potato peeler.

4. Add the cabbage to the soup pan and simmer for a minute. (Men add the fresh soya beans at this point.) Add the carrot and mushrooms and simmer for another minute. Stir in the beansprouts.

5. Drain the noodles and put them in the bottom of a large soup bowl. Pour over the contents of the pan. Serve hot.

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