SWEET AND SOUR BEEF CABBAGE SOUP RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb extra lean (94% or leaner) ground beef
  • 6 cups fat free beef broth
  • 1 15-ounce can crushed or diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped Savoy, or green cabbage
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced
  • 4 stalks of celery, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 ½ tsp caraway seeds
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp paprika, preferably Hungarian sweet
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Set a Dutch oven over medium heat, and add in the oil.
  2. Add beef and caraway seeds and and cook, stirring and breaking up the beef with a spoon, until it is mostly browned, about 4 minutes.
  3. Stir in onion s and celery; cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes more.
  4. Stir in broth, tomatoes, tomato paste, honey and paprika and adjust the heat so the mixture boils gently. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes to blend the flavors.
  5. Stir in cabbage, vinegar and salt & pepper and cook just until barely tender, 3 to 4 minutes more.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)
Cooking time: 25 minute(s)Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High proteinNumber of servings (yield): 6Culinary tradition: Russian

Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is 2 cups

PER SERVING: 198 calories; 3 g fat; 20 g carbohydrates; 22 g protein; 4 g fiber