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Top Vegan Tom Yum Recipes

by Fabian Jackson

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Who doesn’t enjoy a warming bowl of hot and sour broth gently flavoured with aromatic spices and herbs, loaded with vegetables? We certainly can’t get enough of this Thai-Chinese soup.

Our favourite vegan Tom yum recipes 

Whether you’re looking for a nourishing working-from-home lunch or a fragrant and impressive dinner, here are some of our go-to plant-based Tom yum recipes that are guaranteed to brighten any mealtime. 

Assorted mushroom Tom Yum

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This vegan Tom Yum recipe comes from our Food Editor, Val. Its strong broth is a winning combination of flavourful, hot and sour that’s perfectly completed with fresh galangal, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and fresh lime juice. And for the star ingredient? Mushrooms – king oyster, enoki and white beech.

Easy vegan Tom Yum 

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This simple one-pot vegan Tom Yum recipe from the Minimalist Baker champions all the winning flavours of the classic Thai dish. But if time is something you’re short on, it comes together with store-cupboard staples in under 45 minutes – double win in our books.

Tofu Tom Yum 

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If you’d like tofu to be the crowning jewel in your Tom Yum bowl, then this recipe from Living It Vegan might just be the one for you. This spicy and tangy rendition has all the expected ingredients like lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves, but chunks of firm tofu act as the perfect vehicle for these aromatic flavours.  

Fresh broccoli and tomato Tom Yum 

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Now if you’re in search of a vegan Tom Yum recipe that will highlight some of your favourite fresh ingredients, then this Good Old Vegan interpretation is calling out to you. Sliced Roma tomato and al dente broccoli add texture and a nourishing bite to every mouthful of this soup. 

All that’s left to do now is decide which recipe you’d like to try first! Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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