Cab-Ca-Po Soup: A Healing Brew

Here's a recipe to help fight prostate cancer.

Posted in , Feb 7, 2012

Dwan Reed's Cab-Ca-Po

Dwan named this recipe for its ingredients: cabbage (packed with health-boosting antioxidants), carrots and potatoes.


1 large onion, minced 2 large carrots, peeled and finely chopped
⅓ to ½ of a serrano pepper, seeded and minced Sea salt
1 T. extra-virgin olive oil Freshly ground black pepper
5 new potatoes, sliced in quarters (skin on) 2 14.5-oz cans diced tomatoes, with liquid (or 4 fresh tomatoes, diced)
1 T. butter 1 t. Italian seasoning
1 c. of water, divided 1 14-oz. package turkey sausage, cut into small pieces
1 head cabbage, chopped  


1. Heat a Dutch oven or other large heavy pot over medium-high heat.

2. Sauté onion and serrano in olive oil.

3. Add potatoes, butter and ½ cup of water.

4. Cook on medium heat for approximately 10 minutes, or until slightly tender.

5. Add ½ cup water and remaining ingredients.

6. Reduce heat and simmer till cabbage, potatoes and carrots are tender—approximately 30 minutes.

7. Stir periodically; adjust seasoning to taste.

Serves 6.

Nutritional Information:  Calories: 340; Fat: 11g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 1100mg; Total Carbohydrates: 49g; Dietary Fiber: 11g; Sugars: 16g; Protein: 16g.

Don't miss Dwan's inspiring story about learning to cook in a healthy way to help her husband beat prostate cancer.


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