• 1 can of cococut milk or 1/2 cup powdered coconut milk
  • 1 cup chopped red cabbage
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 cup pasta spirals or any grain
  • grated ginger to taste (1 Tablespoon is nice)
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • handful of chopped cilantro (optional), or parsley
  • water or soup stock, enough for a good sized pot of soup (6 servings)
  • 1 can chick peas/garbanzos or any cooked bean


Put soup stock or water into a 4 quart soup pot and add can of coconut milk or powdered coconut milk. Add rest of ingredients and simmer on medium then low for about one hour, or until done. The red cabbage and white coconut milk turn the soup a lovely shade of purple. Any vegetables can be added to this soup according to your mood or what’s in the fridge. Greens, potatoes, chinese cabbage, squash/sweet potatoes etc.

Serves: 6