Peasant Cabbage Soup (Suitable As a Diet Soup)

Peasant Cabbage Soup 1Hello Everyone!mami kereken

I have already shared two of my favorite soups when you wish to shed a few pounds, especially right before Valentine’s Day.  Who wouldn’t want to impress everyone in that little black dress?

Well, I’m no exception.  These mouth-watering recipes will never let your family guess that they are dieting.


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It’s rustic goodness in a bowl.  Or as my daughter calls these soups (Zucchini Soup, Cabbage Soup and oreganothe Peasant Cabbage Soup) multivitamin in a bowl.  Yes, these soups are not only tasty but good for you as well.  Full of vitamins, minerals and nutrition.

INGREDIENTSbeet black pepper

  • 1/2 green cabbage, shredded or sliced
  • 1 spring of oregano (or 1/2 thymetsp dry)
  • 1 can of crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, slicedhagymacska
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled, sliced
  • 1 large onion, peeled, sliced into rustic wedges
  • 1 large bell pepper (any color), cored, sliced into rustic strips (wider then normal)
  • 1 large carrot, peeled, sliced
  • 10 springs of cilantro, roughly cutparsnip 2
  • 2 springs of parsley, roughly cut
  • 1 stick of celery, sliced (including leaves)
  • 1 slice of celery root, peeled, sliced
  • 1 parsnip, peeled, sliced
  • 1 beet, peeled, sliced (you may use plastic cloves to avoid staining skin)
  • 10 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp caraway seedsbeet salt
  • 1/4 tsp tumeric
  • 2 springs of thyme (or 1/2 tsp dry)
  • 10 coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle pepper flakes (optional, but it’s smoky goodness is wonderful in dishes)

caraway seeds 2Place all of the above into a large stockpot; add 10 cups of water and cook on medium low heat cilantrofor 40-45 minutes.  Adjust seasoning to taste and serve with a dollop of natural yoghurt in the middle of each soup portion.  Wonderful with soup cream if you are not on a diet.  Remember sour cream is wonderful but has a lot of calories.

Bon Appetit!

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