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Based on a popular weight-loss plan, this healthy cabbage soup recipe gets tons of flavor and a metabolism-boosting kick from spicy chiles.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, Soup Cookbook


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20 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large soup pot (8-quart or larger) over medium heat. Add onions, carrot, celery, poblano (or bell pepper) and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until softened, 10 to 12 minutes. Add cabbage; cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly softened, about 10 minutes more. Add tomato paste, chipotle, cumin and coriander; cook, stirring, for 1 minute more.

  • Add broth, water, beans and salt. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro and lime juice. Serve garnished with cheese, yogurt and/or avocado, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

167 calories; protein 6.5g; carbohydrates 27.1g; dietary fiber 8.7g; sugars 6.6g; fat 3.8g; saturated fat 0.6g; vitamin a iu 2968.9IU; vitamin c 47.2mg; folate 48.4mcg; calcium 115mg; iron 2.3mg; magnesium 50.5mg; potassium 623.7mg; sodium 408.1mg; thiamin 0.1mg.