Vacuum Insulated Food Jars Recipes

Mushroom, Nappa Cabbage & Bacon Soup

Mushroom’s umami flavor and the bacon’s smoky taste create the savory taste in this soup. Prepare it in a pot and let it complete cooking in your Food Jar. The nappa cabbage will be perfectly tender, ready to eat by lunch time!

[For 12 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars]
Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 2 oz. brown mushrooms
  • 1 leaf large nappa cabbage
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • Dash of ground black pepper

[For 17 oz. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jars]
Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 3 oz. brown mushrooms
  • 1-1/2 leaf large nappa cabbage
  • 3 slices bacon
  • 1-1/3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • Dash of ground black pepper

*This recipe was developed for Stainless Steel Food Jars SW-EAE35/50. Adjustments may be required for making this recipe in other Food Jar models.

*Please make sure not to overfill the food jar with ingredients, as ingredients will expand with cooking, and may cause the lid to burst.


Preheat the food jar by pouring boiling water (not included in the ingredients list). Close the lid and allow to preheat.


Cut the mushrooms into halves, nappa cabbage and bacon into bite-size pieces.


Place all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Skim the surface if needed.


Discard hot water from the food jar and fill with prepared soup from step 3 until 1 cm below the ridge. Close lid, allow soup to set for a minimum of 1 hour and up to 6 hours.


Make sure to consume within 6 hours to prevent from spoiling.