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.

Preparation time

  • Prep 30 m
  • Cook 45 m
  • Ready In 1 h 15 m

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 quarts water
  • 4 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 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

  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.

Source: allrecipes.com

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