Cabbage, Mushroom & Peanut Soup Recipe | Abel & Cole
Cabbage, Mushroom & Peanut Soup
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
A comforting soup of earthy mushrooms and green cabbage leaves that gets it richness from creamy peanut butter, cut through with a one-two punch from fresh chilli and a squeeze of lime.
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205 kcal
(per portion)
Ingredients you'll need
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 chilli
  • 200g chestnut mushrooms
  • 1 green cabbage
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 lime
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 750ml boiling water
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Peel the onion and finely chop. Peel the garlic clove and finely chop. Halve the chilli, flicking out the seeds and membrane for less heat, and finely chop. Slice the chestnut mushrooms. Trim the root off the cabbage, and finely shred the leaves.

  • 2.

    Pour 1 tbsp oil into a pan and warm to a medium heat. Tip in the onion, garlic and chilli. Sprinkle in a little salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 mins.

  • 3.

    Add the mushrooms and cook for 3-4 mins stirring frequently, till glossy.

  • 4.

    Crumble the stock cube into the pan and spoon in 1 tbsp peanut butter. Pour over 750ml boiling water and stir well till the stock cube and peanut butter have dissolved. Bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 10 mins.

  • 5.

    Stir in the cabbage leaves. Continue to simmer for 5 mins, till just tender. Squeeze in the lime juice and taste the soup. Add a little salt and pepper if needed, then ladle into bowls and serve.