Slow Cooker Cabbage Soup with Chicken Apple Sausage
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Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 6
 
A warm and satisfying main-dish soup. Serve with slices of crusty sourdoug or rye bread
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces chicken sausage with apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small head cabbage, shredded (8 cups)
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and coarsely shredded
  • 1 large carrot, coarsely shredded
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a 4 - 6 quart slow cooker combine the sausage, onion, cabbage, potato, carrot, garlic, broth, thyme, bay leaf, vinegar and salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and cook on high for 4 to 6 hours or on low for 5 to 7 hours, until vegetables are tender.
  3. Discard the bay leave. Taste and adjust seasoniongs, adding more salt, pepper and/or vinegar as necessary
Cook's Notes
Nutritional Estimates Per Serving (Generous 1 cup): 145 calories, 4.4 g fat, 20.6 g carbs, 5.1 g fiber, 9.6 g protein and 4 Weight Watchers PointsPlus
Recipe by Simple Nourished Living at http://simple-nourished-living.com/2012/11/slow-cooker-cabbage-soup-with-chicken-apple-sausage/