Healing Cabbage Soup

Comfort food on a cold winter's night, cabbage simmered in chicken broth is also an age-old folk remedy for curing the common cold.

Yield

8 servings

Ingredients

3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 quarts water
4 teaspoons chicken bouillon
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
1/2 head cabbage, cored and coarsely chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can Italian-style stewed tomatoes, drained and diced

Directions

In a large stockpot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Stir in onion and garlic; cook until onion is transparent, about 5 minutes.

Stir in water, bouillon, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then stir in cabbage. Simmer until cabbage wilts, about 10 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes. Return to a boil, then simmer 15 to 30 minutes, stirring often.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 82; Total Fat: 5.2 g; Cholesterol: < 1 mg; Sodium: 436 mg; Total Carbs: 8.6 g (Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g); Protein: 1.5 g

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