Mussel and bok choy soup

This is an easy, filling and super tasty recipe that can be made in one pot.

SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner

A guide to making mussel and bok choy soup

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large pot and cook onion until soft.
  2. Add curry powder and cook briefly.
  3. Add tomato sauce, stock cube, water, mussels and carrots.
  4. Cover and cook until mussels have opened.
  5. Take the leaves and stems off the middle part of the bok choy and slice across into thin slices. Keep the white and green parts separate.
  6. Add white parts of bok choy and noodles, pushing the noodles to the bottom of the pot so they are covered by the soup.
  7. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender but not soggy.
  8. Add green parts of bok choy.
  9. Cover and cook for 1 minute then remove from heat, squeeze lemon juice over and serve.
  • onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp
    oil
  • 1 tsp
    curry powder
  • 2 tbsp
    tomato sauce
  • chicken stock cube
  • 1 litre
    water
  • 1.3 kg
    whole mussels
  • carrots, sliced
  • 3-4 
    bok choy
  • 125 g
    vermicelli noodles
  • 3 tbsp
    lemon juice
Per serve
  • Energy
    1025kJ
  • Total Fat
    10.2g
  • Saturated Fat
    1.9g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    36.8g
  • Sugars
    13.7g
  • Dietary Fibre
    2.6g
  • Sodium
    652mg

A guide to making mussel and bok choy soup

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large pot and cook onion until soft.
  2. Add curry powder and cook briefly.
  3. Add tomato sauce, stock cube, water, mussels and carrots.
  4. Cover and cook until mussels have opened.
  5. Take the leaves and stems off the middle part of the bok choy and slice across into thin slices. Keep the white and green parts separate.
  6. Add white parts of bok choy and noodles, pushing the noodles to the bottom of the pot so they are covered by the soup.
  7. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender but not soggy.
  8. Add green parts of bok choy.
  9. Cover and cook for 1 minute then remove from heat, squeeze lemon juice over and serve.