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Chicken Soup with Cabbage and Apple

Photo: Sang An; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite
Hands-on time 29 mins
Total time 39 mins
Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

Chicken Soup with Cabbage and Apple is the definition of hearty in a bowl. Earthy green cabbage mingles with moist shredded chicken, chicken sausage, and broth-soaked potatoes. Tart, crunchy apple slices add a fruity counterpoint to this German-inspired soup.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 ounces chicken apple sausage, sliced
  • 5 cups Chicken Stock or fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 8 ounces chopped Yukon gold potato
  • 3 cups thinly sliced green cabbage
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (about 8 ounces)
  • 2 cups sliced Granny Smith apple
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 328
  • fat 9.8 g
  • satfat 2.2 g
  • monofat 3.7 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 28.5 g
  • carbohydrate 33.2 g
  • fiber 6.4 g
  • cholesterol 85 mg
  • iron 2.5 mg
  • sodium 369 mg
  • calcium 94 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add caraway and fennel; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Place in a spice or coffee grinder; process until ground.

  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, celery, and garlic; cook 6 minutes. Add sausage; cook 1 minute. Add ground spices; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add Chicken Stock and potato; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high. Add cabbage and remaining ingredients; cook 3 minutes.

Cook's Notes

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