Black Bean Soup with Soba

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    18mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    288
based on 1 ratings

Give your lunch a quick and flavorsome makeover. This soup takes just minutes to prepare and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Prepare the soup in advance and store it in the fridge until you’re ready to eat. Then just cook the noodles as needed and enjoy.

recipe updated May 20, 2019

Ingredients

  • Water icon
    Water
    0ml
  • Soba noodles icon
    Soba noodles
    200g
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    30ml
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
    90g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Fresh chili icon
    Fresh chili
    20g
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    5g
  • Black bean sauce icon
    Black bean sauce
    125g
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    750ml
  • Pak choi icon
    Pak choi
    200g
  • Soy sauce icon
    Soy sauce
    10ml
  • Caster sugar icon
    Caster sugar
    4g
  • Peanuts icon
    Peanuts
    50g

Tools

  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside green onion: sliced
  2. Prep and set aside garlic clove: coarsely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside fresh chili: deseeded & sliced
  4. Prep and set aside ginger: peeled & grated
  5. Prep and set aside pak choi: shredded
  6. Get a clean large saucepan
  7. Add water
  8. Boil - high heat
  9. Add dried soba noodles
  10. Cook until tender and continue - 5 min
  11. Get a clean saucepan
  12. Add vegetable oil
  13. Heat - medium heat
  14. Add prepared green onion
  15. Add prepared garlic clove
  16. Fry gently - approx 1 min
  17. Add prepared fresh chili
  18. Add prepared ginger
  19. Add black bean sauce
  20. Add vegetable stock
  21. Boil
  22. Add prepared pak choi
  23. Add soy sauce
  24. Add caster sugar
  25. Add peanuts
  26. Simmer gently - 4 min
  27. Drain noodles
  28. Rinse
  29. Transfer noodles to small bowl
  30. Ladle soup into small bowl
  31. Serve immediately
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