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wonder soup (cabbage soup)

Recipe by
Leanne D.
Southern, CA

This recipe is actually part of a weight loss program but I love to just eat the soup anytime.I make a large pot and when ever I'm hungry,I'll eat a bowl of soup.My meat loving husband loves it too.It's a delicious vegetable soup. You can use vegetable or chicken broth.

method Stove Top

Ingredients For wonder soup (cabbage soup)

  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 head cabbage
  • 1 c celery,diced
  • 1 white or brown onion,diced
  • 1 green bell pepper,diced
  • 1 c carrots,diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic,minced
  • 4 c chicken broth
  • 14 ox can diced tomatoes
  • 1 t. dried oregano
  • 1 t, dried basil
  • 1/2 t. red pepper flakes and cayenne
  • salt and pepper,to taste

How To Make wonder soup (cabbage soup)

  • 1
    Heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add celery, onions, bell peppers, and carrots. Saute until slightly tender. Stir in garlic. Pour in chicken broth. Stir in tomatoes and cabbage. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat. Cook until cabbage is tender. Stir in oregano, basil, red pepper flakes, black pepper and salt (if using) Taste broth and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • 2
    My Changes: I add 5 cloves garlic and used 8 c chicken broth.Also I think the soup tastes better if the vegetables are just tender,not over cooked.I did not have can tomatoes so I just added 3 diced Roma tomatoes.