spicy indian cabbage soup

January 29, 2010 at 4:43 am (recipe, vegan)

ooh first recipe! how exciting! it’s a simple one, but one of my favorites.

Spicy Indian Cabbage Soup
low-fat and vegan


  • 1/2 cabbage, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup carrots, chopped
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/3 cup alfalfa sprouts
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • dash hot sauce, to taste (for me, it’s more like ten dashes)


  • combine cabbage, garlic, carrots, broth, and all spices in a pot. bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • transfer about two cups of the soup to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  • recombine with the soup in the pot and reheat if needed. stir in alfalfa sprouts and hot sauce. serve!

nutritional information (per serving):

  • makes five servings
  • calories: 70
  • fat: 1.5g
  • sodium: 788mg
  • carbs: 7.9g
  • fiber: 2.6g
  • sugars: 4.2g
  • protein: 6.2g

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