Sweet & Sour Beef-Cabbage Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 374.5
  • Total Fat: 22.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.0 mg
  • Sodium: 926.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 23.2 g

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A recipe from the September/October 2009 "Eating Well" magazine. A recipe from the September/October 2009 "Eating Well" magazine.
Number of Servings: 6


    1 tablespoon canola oil
    1 pound lean (90% or leaner) ground beef
    1 1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds
    1 teaspoon dried thyme
    2 1/2 cups frozen bell pepper and onion mix, thawed, chopped
    1 medium Golden Delicious or other sweet-tart cooking apple, unpeeled, diced
    6 cups beef broth
    1 15-ounce can crushed or diced tomatoes
    1 1/2 tablespoons honey
    1 tablespoon paprika, preferably Hungarian sweet
    3 cups coarsely chopped Savoy, or green cabbage
    1-2 tablespoons cider vinegar
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    Freshly ground pepper to taste


Use reduced-sodium beef broth to severely cut the sodium in this recipe! (Current nutrition info is based on a normal beef broth.)


Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add beef, caraway seeds and thyme and cook, stirring and breaking up the beef with a spoon, until it is mostly browned, about 4 minutes. Stir in pepper-onion mix and apple; cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes more.

Stir in broth, tomatoes, honey and paprika and adjust the heat so the mixture boils gently. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes to blend the flavors. Stir in cabbage and cook just until barely tender, 3 to 4 minutes more. Season with vinegar to taste, salt and pepper.

Serving Size: Makes six servings, about 1 3/4 cups each

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LADYPIXEL.