Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sweet and sour cabbage soup

The ultimate diet food. High in fiber and water content, while low in calories. This soup warms the heart on cold winter days. Serve with a piece of crusty bread.

1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 yellow onion
1 bell pepper
3 carrots
1 small head of cabbage
14 oz diced tomatoes
0.5 tsp ground caraway seeds
8 oz tomato paste
4 cups vegetable stock
1 tbsp paprika
1 tbsp lemon juice
3 bay leaves
1 tbsp Sriracha hot sauce

Saute onions and peppers in vegetable oil. Add paprika, caraway seeds and bay leaves. Cook for one minute.

Add tomato paste, 1 tsp sugar and hot sauce. Stir in and cook for a minute.

Shred cabbage in food processor. Add cabbage to pot. Pour in broth and sliced carrots and tomatoes. Add just enough water to cover veggies. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.

Season with salt, lemon juice and sugar. Remove bay leaves and serve.

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