It’s never too hot for soups! Sweet and sour beef-cabbage soup from Eating Well is filled with vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium– all essential micronutrients vital for a healthy immune system. Soups are great to make in a large batch, freeze and have for leftovers throughout the week!


Sweet & Sour Beef-Cabbage Soup



  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound lean (90% or leaner) grass fed ground beef
  • 1½ teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2½ cups frozen bell pepper and onion mix, thawed, chopped
  • 1 medium Golden Delicious or other sweet-tart cooking apple, unpeeled, diced
  • 6 cups reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 15-ounce can crushed or diced tomatoes
  • 1½ tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon paprika, preferably Hungarian sweet
  • 3 cups coarsely chopped Savoy, or green cabbage
  • 1-2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


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