Who would have thought that cooking with cabbage would result in such a delicious dish? This cabbage soup recipe is also a great way to incorporate cabbage into your diet. Cabbage is one of those “miracle foods.” Native to the Mediterranean region, ancient Romans and Greeks used cabbage for food and medicinal purposes. It is packed with vitamins K and C. The phytonutrients found in vegetables such as cabbage, actually send messages to our genes to produce enzymes that help our cells detox.
Readily available (although best in late fall and winter) inexpensive, healthy, and low-calorie, it is no wonder that cabbage soup is popular with dieters and health-conscious eaters as well. But don't take our word for it, try it out for yourself and you'll want to make it again and again.
6 cups water
2 beef bouillon cubes
2 cups tomatoes
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cups chopped celery
2 cups diced carrots
2 cups shredded cabbage
Salt and pepper
1. Mix all ingredients in a large stock pot.
2. Cook on medium heat until boiling.
3. Reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender.
Cabbage soup is a simple, nutritious, and delicious recipe that even your little ones will want to devour. Make a large batch and save the leftovers for lunch or dinner again the next day. Serve with crusty bread and a side salad for a complete meal.