Cabbage Vegetable Soup os what others call Cabbage Diet Soup is a dish of cabbage and other vegatebles sauteed and cooked with rich broth.
During the 1980’s this soup was a fad, popular dish for those who want to undergo radical weight loss by consuming this dish heavily for seven days. It was said that if you follow this diet regime is that you will lose 10 pounds of weight within a 7-day period, experts believe this was misleading as the weight loss was more of water than fat. The origin of this dish was unknown but was linked with many institutions like the “Sacred Heart Diet”, “Military Cabbage Soup”, “TJ Miracle Soup Diet”, and “Russian Peasant Diet” but all of them denied their involvement.
Well I am not on a diet but I have tons of cabbage on my refrigerator, a typical issue when you have a small family to feed and you have only the option of buying one whole cabbage. Rather than going to waste I made this dish which was, like I said fad during the days. Nothing wrong with it as long as you don’t think of it as a diet food, I was preparing this as a starter for my dinner. Combining it with other vegetables like carrots, celery, potato, shiitake and minced pork makes is a very tasty and hearty soup.