Stuffed Cabbage Soup

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If you love cabbage and are looking for cabbage recipes then you have found a recipe that incorporates both and should be included in your file on healthy cabbage recipes. If you are asking is cabbage healthy then yes you better believe it is. Healthy cabbage recipes like this one are great to make since cabbage definitely is a great source of vitamin C as well as vitamin K and a great source of sulphur and manganese. As you see the answer to is cabbage healthy is a resounding yes and it is also great way to add a new texture to recipes like this one from April.

There are many different cabbage recipes out there but the most famous of them is probably the comfort food supreme called stuffed cabbage rolls. These lovely meat and rice stuffed treats that swim in a lovely tomato sauce are a great way to get protein, starch and veggies into your diet.With only 33 calories in a cup of cabbage and the fact that they are high in fiber and extremely low in fat might be the first fact about this wonderful leafy treat that will get you to try to find recipes to add it to. This leafy treat was first thought to be domesticated around 1000 BC by Europeans and eventually became quite popular and by the 16th century it had become a great addition to many different recipes.

The hardheaded cabbage was mainly grown in Northern Europe while the soft headed, Savoy, was predominantly found in Southern Europe. They were usually mostly boiled and used in many dishes as a mix with meats and potatoes. Head cabbage is now a significant economic crop in many places in the world.There are many different forms and varieties. They range from flat cabbage, pointed and the most common and used the round variety. They are included in many recipes like this offering from April. They range in size from under 1 pound right up to 9-pound behemoths. You can find them across the globe and are named differently but still the same plant. In China they are known as Bok Choy, a great addition to soups and stir fry’s, and they are also the home of the Napa cabbage that is used in many Chinese salad recipes as well as American ones.

The three most famous uses of this leafy veggie are the German traditional meal of Sauerkraut, a finely cut fermented salad, the Eastern European dish of stuffed cabbage rolls and the well known side dish here in America known as coleslaw. April has taken the traditional cabbage rolls recipe and used all the ingredients and conveniently made them into a wonderful and filling soup recipe.This recipe shows the fact that with most original recipes we can rearrange them and make them into something new and exciting. Thanks to April of Mama Loves Food Blog for this yummy Stuffed Cabbage Soup Recipe that will take one recipe and make it into another the best way to create. Bon apetit.**

Nutrition Facts of the Stuffed Cabbage Soup from Mama Loves Food
Ingredients: sweet yellow onion, garlic cloves, salt, ground beef, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, chicken stock, Worchestershire sauce, cabbage, white rice
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings * Per Serving: Calories 688, Calories from Fat 97, Total Fat 10.8g 17%, Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%, Cholesterol 190mg 63%, Sodium 1028mg 43%, Potassium 1285mg 37%, Carbohydrates 68.9g 23%, Dietary Fiber 4.7g 19%, Sugars 8.9g, Protein 74.1g, Vitamin A 19%, Vitamin C 81%, Calcium 10%, Iron 148%

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