By Consumer Dummies

Full of nutritious vegetables and low calorie, this gluten-free recipe for cabbage soup is perfect to serve on its own or with a salad as a light lunch or dinner.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour

Yield: 12 servings

6 medium onions, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 large green bell pepper, seeded and chopped

14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes with juice

1 medium head of cabbage, cored and chopped

1/2 bunch parsley, chopped

3 large carrots, sliced thin

8 stalks celery, sliced thin

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

4 cups chicken bouillon

1 cup water

2 bay leaves

Place all the ingredients in a large saucepan.

  1. Bring the ingredients to a rapid boil, and then reduce the heat, cover the pan, and let the soup simmer for 1 hour.

  2. Discard the bay leaves before serving.

Per serving: Calories 78; Fat 2g (Saturated 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 540mg; Carbohydrate 16g (Dietary Fiber 5g); Protein 3g.