Cabbage Soup

Cabbage Soup
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If you're looking for a quick way to drop lbs., odds are you've heard of the cabbage soup diet, a crash diet that is meant to help you lose up to 10 pounds in one week. It's not a particularly advisable way to eat, but as it stands, a cabbage soup can be a budget-friendly, warming thing to eat as a healthy side with a salad or sandwich. Here, The Chicago Tribune's Pat Dailey takes the classic diet soup and jazzes it up with three internationally-inspired variations for more flavor.This recipe by Pat Dailey originally appeared in The Chicago Tribune.
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Total time: 45 minutes
  • 1 large head savoy or green cabbage, chopped
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 5 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 to 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 12 cup water
  1. Combine all ingredients in large pot; heat to a boil.
  2. Simmer gently until cabbage is tender, about 25 minutes