Looking to eat healthily, and without breaking the bank? Well, you should seriously consider making Napa cabbage soup. Not only is it affordable, but it also has lots of health benefits to the body. It is known to contain significant amounts of Vitamin B, C, and K. It is also one of the best sources of fat-free folic acid and fiber. The best thing about Napa cabbage is that it can be prepared in multiple ways to avoid monotony. To help you enjoy variety and the health benefits, here are easy and affordable Thai Napa cabbage soup recipes. 

  1. Hearty Napa Cabbage Shiitake Mushroom Soup

This is one of the most affordable and healthy Thai Napa cabbage soup recipes. To prepare it, you need half a pound of lean ground pork, one pound of Napa cabbage, 14 Shiitake mushrooms, carrot, two glasses of noodles, a half a tablespoon of a spike, two tablespoons soy sauce, a tablespoon of fish sauce, seven cups of water and a pinch of black pepper. Preparing this soup is quite easy. You first need to soak the noodles in a glass. After that, wash and cut the vegetables, then mix them with the noodles. Lastly, put the mixture in boiling water and cook for 27 minutes. You will have a nice looking and healthy soup for you and your loved ones. 

  1. Thai vegetable soup 

To make this soup, you need a tablespoon of oil, one tablespoon of ginger, a one and a half tablespoon of curry paste, one pound of Thai Napa cabbage, two cups of coconut milk, four cups of water, a tablespoon of brown sugar, one and a half tablespoon of soy sauce, one eighth cup of lime juice and fresh cilantro, for garnishing. To prepare this soup, mix the ingredients and add them in boiling water, then let the mixture cook for 30 minutes. 

  1. Thai Napa Cabbage and Peanut soup

The ingredients for preparing this soup are as follows: Two tablespoons of peanut oil, one cup of chopped onion, one large garlic clove, two teaspoons of fresh ginger, one and a half teaspoons of ground turmeric, one and a half teaspoons of curry powder, a teaspoon of cayenne pepper, one teaspoon of ground coriander, six cups of chicken broth, three potatoes, one sweet potato, one cup of peanut butter, three tablespoons of fresh lemon juice, two and a half teaspoons of soy sauce, three cups of Napa cabbage and fourteen ounces of coconut milk. To prepare this soup, heat the peanut oil in low to medium heat. Add the onions, ginger, and garlic and cook for 5 minutes. Then add the turmeric, curry, coriander, cayenne and cook. Stir it for about 2 minutes to create a broth. While it cooks, add peanut butter in a bowl and add in a cup of the cooking soup. Put in some lemon juice and soy sauce as well. Next, put the mixture back into the cooking soup and let it cook for 5 minutes. Lastly, add and stir the cabbage and coconut milk until it is fully heated. You may add seasoning to meet your taste.