― I adapted this soup from one of my favorite cookbooks: A Spoonful of Ginger by Nina Simonds. It's a simple Chinese soup that can be prepared quickly and with just a few ingredients. It's one of my go-to soups when I'm sick since it's easy to slurp out of a mug and digest. It always turns out well, which makes me feel like I'm a top notch chef. Enjoy! ∙ Ingredients: ∙ 1.5 Tsp safflower oil ∙ 2 medium tomatoes, cored and cut into 1/4" dice ∙ 1/2 C. scallions, minced, [...].