E-Z V-8 Soup

An easy and delicious soup full of vitamins and other good stuff.

The Soup Diva

This is an amalgamation of about 8 different versions of the Cabbage Soup Diet soup. I know I have several cabbage soup recipes already (like this one and this one and even this one), but this is different enough that it deserves its own post.

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced*
  • 4 medium carrots or parsnips, chopped or sliced*
  • 2 stalks celery, diced*
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium head green cabbage, chopped
  • 1 large bottle or can tomato-based vegetable juice (V-8)
  • Small jar roasted red peppers
  • 1 cup dried red lentils
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp smoked or sweet paprika
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Sauté first 4 vegetables in oil until softened and add cabbage; allow to wilt to about half volume. Add rest of ingredients and simmer until vegetables and lentils are done. Serve with a splash of apple cider vinegar and/or fresh…

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Tony "T-Bird" Burgess

Hi there, my name is Tony Burgess from Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. I am a believer, bleeding heart, idealist, and blogger. I'm married to Laura the Soup Diva and a dog dad to Mikey and Cody. Daily I work for a blood bank. My blog is where I chronicle and curate the sacred, serious, and silly things in my life. I am a member of The Episcopal Church. Thank you for connecting with me. Grace, peace, and love!

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