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Cabbage Soup

Cabbage has a reputation for being nutritious and helpful with weight loss. Try this low carb soup and see that diet food doesn't have to taste like it!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 ribs celery, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes, with juices
  • 1 head small green or Savoy cabbage
  • 2 sprigs fresh oregano (Or 1 tsp dried)
  • 6 cups broth

Instructions
 

  • In a large soup pot, heat oil on medium high. When warm, add onion and sauté until beginning to brown and become translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add carrots, celery, garlic, and tomatoes. Sauté until slightly softened, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add cabbage and oregano, along with salt and pepper if desired. Add broth and bring to a boil. Lower to a simmer and cook until vegetables have softened, about 20 minutes.

Notes

Though tasty on it's own, this nutritional soup makes a great jumping point for all sorts of recipes. Add jalapeño, cilantro, and lime for a Mexican twist, or spicy kielbasa sausage and potatoes for a heartier version.