To begin making Weight Watchers' cabbage soup, spray a pot with non-stick cooking spray and sauté garlic, carrots and onions for five minutes. Add broth, green beans, cabbage, oregano, salt, pepper and basil. Let it simmer for five to 10 minutes. Add zucchini and simmer for another five minutes.
This recipe calls for 3 cups of beef broth, non-fat chicken broth or non-fat vegetable broth for vegetarians. However, beef broth is recommended. Additionally, gather 2 cloves of minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of tomato paste, 2 cups of chopped cabbage, 1/2 a yellow onion and 1/2 cup of chopped carrots. Additionally, 1/2 cup of green beans, 1/2 cup of chopped zucchini, 1/2 teaspoon of basil, 1/2 teaspoon of oregano, salt and pepper go into this soup.
This recipe serves between six and eight people. Different variations can be made, such as replacing the green beans with chopped green onions instead. Either way, make sure that all the vegetables are tender before taking the soup off of the stove.
This cabbage soup is nutritiously beneficial and rates at 0 points on the Weight Watchers point system. There are only 22 calories in each serving, and only one from fat. The soup is also very low in sodium, with only 34.6 mg per serving, which is only 1 percent of the daily sodium intake recommendation.