Korean Beef Radish Cabbage Soup IP Recipe

Instant Pot Beef Cabbage Radish Soup

Korean Beef Cabbage Radish Soup for the Instant Pot! Hearty with lots of vegetables. Seasoned with lots of garlic and little bit of spicy. Perfect winter soup for your whole family!

Course Soup
Cuisine Korean
Keyword beef radish soup, hearty, instant pot soup
KoreanCategory Guk (국)
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 103 kcal
Author JinJoo


  • 8 oz beef stew meat cut thin
  • 3 cups radish cut into squares
  • 1 lb small green cabbage aka seoul cabbage (put baechu 풋배추)
  • 4 oz soybean sprouts kongnamul 콩나물
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 8 cups water


  • 3 Tbs garlic chopped
  • 2 Tbs Korean soy sauce for soup gukganjang 국간장
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sea Salt (Trader Joe's) or more to taste
  • 1/2 Tbs Korean red chili pepper 고추가루 gochukaru
  • 1 Tbs sesame oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  1. Peel and cut radish into squares. See above for detailed tips on how to cut Korean radish.
  2. Cut beef stew meat (usually comes in large cubes) into thin slices.
  3. Tear off small green cabbage leaves, wash them and let them drain.
  4. Cut cabbage leaves into 3 inch lengths.
  5. Rinse soy bean sprouts and drain.
  6. Cut green onions into 3 inch pieces.
  7. Turn your Instant Pot to Saute and add 1 Tbs sesame oil.
  8. Sautee radish squares for 1-2 min.
  9. Add beef slices to IP and also gukganjang and gochukaru.
  10. Saute beef and radish for 2 min or so until all beef pieces are cooked.
  11. Add 8 cups water, cabbages, green onions, soybean sprouts and chopped garlic.
  12. Add salt, garlic powder and close lid.

  13. Select Soup program. Timer should say 15 min but reduce time to 10 min.
  14. When done, release steam naturally if you have time. Otherwise, you can manually release the steam.
  15. Mix with a ladle and serve with rice. Also, depending on your preference, you can add more salt and gochukaru (red chili powder) to taste.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Beef Cabbage Radish Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 103 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 609mg26%
Potassium 341mg10%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 28.4mg34%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.