Vegan Chinese Cabbage And Mushroom Soup

February 4, 2021
This healthy and hearty Asian vegetable soup is an ideal easy dinner on chilly days. Classic home-style Chinese soups tend to be simple, with a focus on high-quality ingredients.

This recipe can be easily adapted to your own taste. You can also add other green veggies such as bok choy or gai lan. You can also add small cubes of tofu when you add the mushrooms—both have a delicate flavor and cook very quickly. Hope you enjoy!
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Vegan Chinese Cabbage And Mushroom Soup

utensils YIELDS 4 servings
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  • 1 piece Ginger of about 1 inch, minced
  • 1/2 Onion, minced
  • 4 cups Napa cabbage, chopped
  • 1 cup Enoki mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 4 cups Water
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1. Rinse the mushrooms. Remove and discard the roots.

2. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes, until translucent.

3. Add the ginger and fry for 1 minute, then add 4 cups of water. Add soy sauce.

4. When this boils, add the cabbage. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer for 15 minutes. Feel free to add some more water, the cabbage will also release quite a lot of water.

5. Lastly, separate the enoki mushrooms and add this to the soup. Cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and serve.

Also by Debbie: Vegan Southeast Asian Rainbow Salad with Peanut Avocado Sriracha Dressing

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Photo: Debbie Tan

Debbie was born in Malaysia and grew up in New Zealand. She loves writing, musicals, and living a plant based life. A digital marketer by day, she is also passionate about visual storytelling. She hopes to show that living a more sustainable and compassionate lifestyle can be simple and fun! Debbie has volunteered for social and environmental causes over the years, and interviewed Dr Jane Goodall on her 2018 world tour. Visit her Instagram @debbietan96 for snaps of delicious food and plants, and YouTube for music.


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