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Healing Cabbage Soup


"My body craves this soup whenever I have a cold, but it's good anytime. Due to the garlic, however, it might be a good idea to be sure that everyone around you eats it, too!"
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1 h 15 m servings 82 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 82 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 436 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a large stockpot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Stir in onion and garlic; cook until onion is transparent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in water, bouillon, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then stir in cabbage. Simmer until cabbage wilts, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomatoes. Return to a boil, then simmer 15 to 30 minutes, stirring often.

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This is a great recipe! Thanks for sharing. I did make a few additions as others did. The great thing about this recipe is you can tailor it to your tastes without any problem. I used a whol...

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It seems like a good base for what could be a great soup. I read a lot of reviews that say it tastes even better the next day and I'm looking forward to that. I used canned chopped tomatoes an...

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This is a great recipe! Thanks for sharing. I did make a few additions as others did. The great thing about this recipe is you can tailor it to your tastes without any problem. I used a whol...

I made this soup for its healing benefits, but I ended up loving it so much I'd make it anytime! It truly is "healing" and not just for cold/flu season, but this could also greatly benefit those...

So yummy and easy!!!! I only gave it a 4 because once you make it your own it's a 5 star!!!! I did not use any oil, I used olive oil cooking spray to cooked 1 large onion and 1 TBS crushed gar...

9/2013 I've made this many times and love it. Whenever I can, I add some kind of protein... usually beans (pinto, garbanzo, black...doesn't matter). The other option is serving over some leftove...

Wow, is this a great soup! Absolutely our new favorite comfort food! I used chicken broth instead of water and also added some baby carrots and canned corn to my pot. I have made this several ti...

I decided to try this last night since I'm fighting a cold. It was delicious! I did make a few changes though, which is why I only gave it four stars. I used 8 chicken bouillon cubes instea...

Simply yummy, added lentils to the mix and a bit more liquid. it was devoured!

we loved this soup. As others did, I changed it a bit. I used maybe 1/2-1 T of oil. I used a 48 oz can of low-fat/low sodium chicken broth and one C of water with 1 boullion cube. I added ab...

try 1 to 2 quarts of low sodium vegetable, chicken, or beef broth instead of the water and bullion cubes..Can also add sliced mushrooms for a little different flavor.