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Chicken Soup with Cabbage and Apple

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.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
  • Hands-on:29 Minutes
  • Total:39 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 328
  • Fat: 9.8g
  • Saturated fat: 2.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 28.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 33.2g
  • Fiber: 6.4g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Iron: 2.5mg
  • Sodium: 369mg
  • Calcium: 94mg
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