Eating cabbage is associated with lower risks of certain kinds of cancer. Lycopene, a phytonutrient found in tomatoes, is a strong antioxidant that also helps lower cancer risk. The apples provide a layer of sweetness.

  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, sliced into thin rounds
  • 2 quarts reduced-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1⁄2 large head cabbage, shredded
  • 2 tart apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes with juices
  • 1 can (10.75 ounces) condensed tomato soup
  • Salt and pepper
  • Lemon juice
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the celery, onion, and leek and sauté for 5 to 7 minutes. Add the broth and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes until onion is translucent. Stir in cabbage, apples, tomatoes, and soup, plus 3 soup cans of water. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 to 11⁄2 hours. Just before serving, season to taste with salt, pepper, and lemon juice.

10 Servings
Nu trition Information per serving:
Calories: 129
Fat: 3 g (19% calories from fat)
Protein: 5 g (12% calories from protein)
Carbohydrates (net): 21 g (69% calories from carbohydrates)