There is such a dish in Shanghai, which can be seen in people’s homes, canteens and restaurants. This is a household name, almost everyone has eaten the popular dish – Shepherd’s purse bean curd soup. Shepherd’s purse is delicious, and bean curd is smooth and tender. It is a popular dish with rich nutrition, delicious taste and low price. There was a field of cheese asked: what is shepherd’s purse? In fact, shepherd’s purse is a kind of wild vegetable that can be seen everywhere in Jiangnan. Suburban vegetable farmers also have cultivation supply markets throughout the year. Capsella bursa pastoris is rich in vitamin C and carotene, which helps to enhance the body’s immune function. At the same time, it also contains a lot of crude fiber. After eating, it can enhance the peristalsis of large intestine, promote excretion, enhance metabolism, reduce blood pressure, strengthen stomach and eliminate food. It also has the effects of eyesight, cooling, antipyretic, diuretic, hemostasis, dysentery and so on. Shepherd’s purse can be fried, cold, as a vegetable stuffing, soup and other edible methods, is a popular public vegetable


A handful of shepherd's purse
A small piece of tender tofu
1 teaspoon salt
Moderate amount of olive oil


Step 1
Remove the root of shepherd's purse, clean it, soak it in salt water for 10 minutes, and then cut it up. The more broken, the better

Step 2
Cut the tender tofu into small pieces or shreds according to personal preference

Step 3
Make a bowl of water and starch

Step 4
Pour boiling water into casserole, add diced tofu and bring to a boil over high heat

Step 5
Pour in shepherd's purse

Step 6
Add water, salt and olive oil to taste