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Simple Winter Restorative Soup with Kimchi

This recipe by nutritionist Aurelia Corbaz is a great option to incorporate kimchi into your soups and warm up the body on these cold days. It's super easy to make yet delicious.


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil/coconut fat

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 5cm grated ginger

  • 1 jar of Ragi kimchi, chopped roughly

  • 7 dl of water

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tsp chilli flakes

  • 200g mushrooms, diced

  • 150g of shiitake

  • 1 pak choy, cut in 4

  • 1/2 leek, sliced

  • 200g tofu or tempeh, diced

  • 200g rice noodles

  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish

winter soup with ragi kimchi from switzerland


  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Once hot, add the onions, garlic and ginger. Cook for about 5 minutes.

  3. Add kimchi, water, soy sauce, chilli flakes, salt, mushrooms, shitake, pak choy, leeks, and tofu or tempeh.