Cabbage and White Bean Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cabbage
  • 1 – 16 ounce can tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 tsp. caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp. Muscovado sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 – 15 ounce can navy beans, drained and rinsed 
  • salt and peppercorns

Preparation:

  • Mix the first 5 ingredients into a pot and bring the pot to a boil
  • Reduce the heat, cover the pot, and simmer for 20 minutes
  • Add the beans,salt and pepper
  • Simmer while uncovered for 5 minutes

Notes:

This soup is a pretty traditional make, but the reason I wanted to make a post regarding this recipe is because of the use of caraway seeds. Caraway seeds aren’t the most common seed that I use, but I chose them because they provide this soup a grounded flavor that isn’t anything like I had experienced before trying this dish. In addition to the flavor, the benefits you can reap just from consuming a small dose of caraway seeds is truly something special.

Here are some of the nutritional facts and many benefits caraway seeds provide:

  • Caraway seeds are rich in potassium, magnesium, calcium, zinc, iron, phosphorus, folate, niacin, and manganese, the latter of which is an essential mineral that helps with metabolism.
  • Because caraway seeds are rich in potassium, they’re good for regulating your blood pressure. 
  • Caraway seeds are a great source of vitamins and store vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that can help improve eyesight. Vitamin A also has strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Historically caraway seeds have been used to treat digestive problems because of the dietary fiber they contain. 100g of caraway seeds provide around 38g of fiber.

 

GFCF, DF, EF, SF

Legend:

  • GFCF – gluten free casein free
  • SF – soy  free
  • DF – dairy free
  • EF – egg free

3 Comments

  1. ricylieputra

    Hahaha it sounded so bad at first but worth trying

  2. roysumala

    its good

  3. sfredomzero

    just okay didnt love it honestly

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