Retreat Recipes: Chiva-Som International Health Resort’s Emerald Soup

Retreat Recipes: Chiva-Som International Health Resort’s Emerald Soup

With the colder months approaching, the demand for hot, hearty soups increases, to ensure a healthy-lined stomach to beat winter flu. Green vegetables are celebrated for their vitamin-rich, low-calorie properties, which make an excellent choice for winter warming. Chef Dan curates Chiva-Som International Health Resort‘s unique wellness recipes, with his signature cooking techniques, for the most distinctive, delicious meals. Boost the immune system with this Emerald Soup recipe, to bring a taste of Chiva-Som back home. 

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Image courtesy of Chiva-Som

Recipe: Emerald Soup

Vegan | Gluten-Free | Vitamin-Rich | Antioxidant-Rich

*contains soy


• 2kg Broccoli flower, cut to small pieces
• 5kg Pumpkin, peeled, cut to small pieces
• 2kg Zucchini, cut to small pieces
• 500g Dill, cut
• 500g Parsley, without stem
• 2kg Spinach leaves, without stem
• 600g Miso paste
• 5 litres Drinking water


• 1x Chopping board
1x Chopping knife
• 1x Saucepan
• 1x Blender
• 1x Bowl (for serving)

See also: Retreat Recipes: How To Make Chiva-Som’s Hearty Vegan Kitchery Soup


  1. Cut and trim all vegetables.
  2. In a hot pot of boiled drinking water, add broccoli, pumpkin, zucchini boiled for an hour at medium temperature then add dill, parsley to the pot boiled for 5 min.
  3. Remove from heat cool down and set aside.
  4. Place cool soup in the blender add miso paste blend until smooth.

This recipe is from Chiva-Som Health Resort in Hua Hin, Thailand. If you enjoyed this recipe, check out retreats at Chiva-Som today on Compare Retreats, and explore our other retreat recipes for a little taste of wellness at home. 

Faye Bradley

Faye Bradley is the editor and business development manager at Compare Retreats. She is an avid writer, editor, illustrator and yogi who is passionate about all things wellness, travel and the arts.

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