Spring may be just a few weeks away, but winter is still holding on tight and dumped a good 7 inches of snow over us this weekend. My husband just returned from a business trip in warm and sunny LA , so the cold and snow was a big punch on his immune system.
To combat that, I made the easiest, most yummy winter soup. It’s loaded with carrots, potatoes, beans and green cabbage. There are also 3-4 cloves of garlic in it to boost your immune system. One clove of garlic contains 5 mg of calcium, 12 mg of potassium, and more than 100 sulfuric compounds, this superstar is powerful enough to wipe out any creepy crawly bacteria floating around right now.
Need I say more? :) Below is the recipe, Enjoy!!
Immune System Boosting Winter Soup
Makes 8-10 servings
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1 ½ cups russet potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1 can kidney beans, drained (14.5 oz)
- 1 can chopped tomatoes (14.5 oz)
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 cup chopped green or red cabbage
- 1 ½ cup diced carrots
- 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
- 5 sage leaves, chopped
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- Salt and pepper to taste
- OPTIONAL 1 pound nitrate and MSG free kielbasa sausage, diced
In your biggest soup pot, combine and stir all ingredients. Bring to a boil and give it a stir. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.