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Peel-a-Pound Soup (Cabbage Soup)

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6 to 8 servings
Ruth Southwick Willington Baptist Church, Willington, Connec

Peel-a-Pound Soup (Cabbage Soup)

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Peel-a-Pound Soup is packed with good-for-you vegetables including cabbage, carrots, onions, and tomatoes. It smells amazing. Some folks eat this healthy cabbage-based soup as a way to drop some pounds after the holidays! 

Meat is optional. We think it’s a perfect use up turkey leftovers. 

1/2 to 1 pound green cabbage, cut in bite-size pieces
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
2 medium-size onions, chopped
1 can (16 ounces) tomatoes, with liquid, chopped
3 bouillon cubes
1 teaspoon celery seeds
1 teaspoon dried basil
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 or more quarts water
salt and pepper to taste
2 cups diced cooked turkey or beef

Combine all the ingredients in a large saucepan or stockpot, adding enough water to completely cover the vegetables. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 1 hour. Serve hot.