Cabbage and Ginger Soup

Fondation OLO | Recipe | Cabbage and Ginger Soup
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Ingredients

  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) canola oil
  • 250 ml (1 cup) smoked ham, diced (about 1 thick slice / 125 g)
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped (about 125 ml / ½ cup)
  • 1.5 L (6 cups) green cabbage, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 5 ml (1 tsp) fresh ginger, finely chopped Or 1 clove of finely chopped garlic
  • 1.5 L (6 cups) chicken broth

Directions

1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, heat the oil; add the ham and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly coloured (about 2 minutes).

2. Add onion and cabbage, then salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes, stirring regularly.

3. Add carrot, ginger and broth. Mix together.

Variations:

  • Add chopped leek or diced potatoes to this cabbage soup.
  • Add a bay leaf at the same time as the chicken broth.

4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer gently for 20 minutes