2 lbs. cabbage, cut in chunks
2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
4 medium tomatoes, cut into eighths
1 green pepper, chopped
1-2 cloves of garlic or to taste
1 pkg. Lipton onion soup mix
1/2 t. pepper
4 qt. water (or use beef or chicken broth or a combination of water and broth to equal 4 quarts)

Bring all ingredients to the boil in a large pot, reduce to simmer and cook, partially covered, for 30 minutes for firm vegetables. Freezes well.
(Serves 8-1 0)

Diet Cabbage Soup recipe is published in our June, 1996 Menu Minder.