Mushroom Chilli Broth

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4

A traditional recipe, this chili broth contains a rich array of ingredients cooked in a miso stock making it suitable for vegetarians. Taking only 15 minutes to cook, this dish makes for a perfect mid week treat this winter.


  • 200g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 litre vegetable stock or miso* stock
  • 6 spring onions, roughly sliced
  • 100g broccoli, broken into florets
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Soy sauce, to season


  1. Heat the vegetable stock or miso stock in a large saucepan until simmering, then add the mushrooms, spring onions, broccoli and chilli.
  2. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, then add the coriander.
  3. Season to taste with soy sauce (or use a little salt and pepper), then serve.


  • To make the soup more filling, add a sachet of pre-cooked (ready-to-wok) noodles just before serving.
  • You can buy miso* soup paste at most supermarkets – just follow the pack guidelines to make up 1 litre.

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