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Cabbage Soup with Beef
Cabbage Soup is quick to make, healthy, low in carbs and full of delicious flavour! Made with minimal ingredients, full of cabbage, carrots, onions, garlic and tender, fall apart beef! Low fat, low carb, healthy, diet approved and so super filling you won't believe how good this is!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 8 people
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 large onion chopped
- 1 pound 500 grams rib eye or scotch fillet steak, cut into 1-inch pieces (trimmed of visible fat)
- 1 stalk celery chopped
- 2 large carrots peeled and diced
- 1 small green cabbage chopped into bite-sized pieces
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 6 cups beef stock or broth
- 3 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley plus more to serve
- 2 teaspoons each dried thyme and dried rosemary (or dried basil and oregano)
- 2 teaspoons onion or garlic powder
- Salt and freshly-cracked black pepper to taste
Heat oil in a large pot over medium-heat, add the beef and sear one all sides until browned all over (they don't need to be cooked through). Then add the onions and cook until transparent (about 3-4 minutes).
Add the celery and carrots to the pan, mixing through the flavours in the pot. Cook while mixing occasionally for about 3-4 minutes, then add the cabbage and cook for a further 5 minutes until beginning to soften; add in the garlic, and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute), mixing all ingredients through.
Add the stock (or broth), parsley, dried herbs, and onion or garlic powder; mixing well. Bring to a simmer; reduce heat to medium-low and cover, with a lid.
Allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until the cabbage and carrots are soft. Season with salt and pepper, and add in a little extra dried herbs, if needed.
Serve warm with a sprinkle of fresh parsley (if desired).
Cabbage Soup can be refrigerated once cooled in air tight containers for up to 3 days, or frozen for up to 2 months.
Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 748mg | Potassium: 250mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3485IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1.5mg