Gingered Cabbage Soup

Cabbage Ginger Soup


  • 1 cup cabbage chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 piece of fresh ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups water
  • Salt to taste


  1. Sauté onion and garlic in a large pot until translucent.
  2. Add cabbage and ginger, sauté for a few more minutes.
  3. Add water and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer until cabbage are tender.
  5. Season with salt.

Benefits of This Recipe:

  • Digestive Health: Ginger aids digestion and can help alleviate gastrointestinal discomfort.
  • Immune Boost: Garlic and ginger are known for their immune-boosting properties, helping to ward off colds and infections.
  • Low-Calorie: Cabbage is low in calories but high in fiber, making this soup filling without being heavy.
  • Hydration: With its high water content, this soup contributes to hydration.
  • Antioxidant-Rich: Garlic and cabbage are rich in antioxidants that help fight inflammation and oxidative stress.

Nutritive Value per Serving (approximate values):

  • Calories: 40 kcal
  • Protein: 1 gram
  • Carbohydrates: 9 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Sugars: 3 grams
  • Fat: 0.2 grams
  • Vitamin C: 30% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Vitamin K: 20% of the DV
  • Manganese: 10% of the DV
  • Iron: 4% of the DV


  1. Sauté: In a large pot, sauté the chopped onion and minced garlic until translucent.
  2. Add Ginger and Cabbage: Add the minced ginger and chopped cabbage to the pot, sautéing for a few more minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add Water: Pour in the water and bring the mixture to a boil.
  4. Simmer: Reduce the heat to low and let the soup simmer until the cabbage is tender.
  5. Season: Season with salt to taste, and if desired, garnish with fresh herbs like parsley or cilantro before serving. Enjoy hot!

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