Purple Cabbage Soup: Color Of Goodness

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Purple Cabbage Soup: Color Of Goodness

As the purple color itself tells you that we are now sharing a vibrant recipe with you. The red cabbages often called purple cabbage from its color, are rich in anti-oxidants, anti inflammatory compounds, fiber, vitamin k , manganese. The purple cabbage helps in reducing the risk of cancer as it is rich in anti-oxidants. However strange and vibrant the purple cabbage soup may be, it lives up to the promise of colorful taste!

Ingredients:

  • 2tbsp olive oil / ghee
  • 3 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1 large sliced red onion (or white onion)
  • 1 red sliced cabbage (approx. 6 cups )
  • 1/2 cup of coconut milk (or heavy cream)
  • 2 cups of vegetable stock
  • 1tbsp fennel seed
  • 1tbsp cardamom seeds
  • salt and pepper (as per taste)
  • 1tbsp dry oregano and basil
  • few coriander or micro greens

Preparation:

  1. In a large pot or dutch oven add butter, heat in a medium flame.
  2. Add garlic, red onion, fennel and cardamon seeds. Fry until tender or golden brown.
  3. Add finely chopped purple cabbage and cover the pan with lid. Cook until cabbage is soft.
  4. Add vegetable stock, coconut milk to the pot and bring everything to boil. Now, add salt and pepper.
  5. Season with dry herbs. Cover and cook for 5 mins.
  6. Once it is cooked, off the stove and let the puree be cooled.
  7. Blend it finely with a hand blender or any blender in batches.
  8. Serve by garnishing with chopped micro greens or coriander.

Tips:

  • Reduce the sodium content by avoiding it in the recipe, if salt is already included in the vegetable stock.
  • Add water if vegetable stock is not available.
  • Add micro greens only after cooking the recipe, as over-cooking of micro greens reduces the nutrients.
  • Take the soup regularly, as purple cabbage boosts immunity level in the body.
  • The usage of red onions rather than white onions adds anti oxidant properties to the soup.

Nutrition:

Calories: 150 
Carbs: 12g 
Protein: 4g 

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