Recipes Vegetarian
Chakalaka, Cabbage and White Bean Soup
6 Number of Servings

This is an economical and nutritious soup that can be prepared in under 30 minutes with Rhodes Quality Mild and Spicy Chakalaka.


  • 1x 400 g can Rhodes Quality Tomatoes Chopped and Peeled
  • 1 x 400 g can Rhodes Quality Mild and Spicy Chakalaka
  • 1 x 400 g 400 g can Rhodes Quality Butter Beans, drained
  • 30 ml (2 Tbsp.) Sunflower oil
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 3 Carrots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 3 Sticks of celery, finely chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 lt. (4 cups) prepared vegetable stock
  • 1/2 Small green cabbage, shredded
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


To serve: hot with fresh crusty bread


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion, carrots and celery and cook until the vegetables have softened.
  2. Add the can of Rhodes Quality Tomato Chopped and Peeled and the Rhodes Quality Mild and Spicy Chakalaka.
  3. Add the vegetable stock and bay leaves.
  4. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the cabbage and the drained Rhodes Quality Butter Beans and simmer for a few minutes more until the cabbage is wilted.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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