Vegan Shiitake Miso Cleansing Soup

Prep Notes


Cooking Time

45 minutes



6-8 servings



  • 8 cups water

  • 1 large napa cabbage, sliced (about 8 cups)

  • 2 large leeks, thinly sliced, rinsed well

  • 1 cup dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated in warm water and sliced (2 cups after rehydrating)

  • 3 carrots, diced

  • 1 inch ginger, sliced into large slices

  • 1/3 cup white miso

  • 1 teaspoon sambal oelek (fresh chili paste)



1. Heat water to boiling. Add cabbage, leeks, shitake mushrooms, carrots and ginger.

2. Return to boil and then reduce to a simmer.

3. Simmer for 45 minutes or until cabbage, carrots and mushrooms are soft.

4. Remove from heat and add miso and sambal oelek, stirring until well incorporated.



-Remove the ginger before serving.

-You can add the Shiitake soaking water to the soup.