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Chicken cabbage soup made without tomatoes

Chicken Cabbage Soup

This delicious soup is an easy recipe made with minimal ingredients, including carrots, thyme, and cooked chicken. No tomatoes needed for this one!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Anti-candida, Dairy-free, Grain-free, No broth, Sugar-free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 104kcal


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 3 large garlic cloves minced
  • 3/4 cup carrots (about two medium carrots) chopped
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 5 cups green cabbage shredded
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 10 fresh thyme sprigs (or a big pinch of dried thyme)
  • 7 cups water
  • 1 tsp sea salt plus more as desired
  • 1-3 cups cooked chicken as desired


  • Heat a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add in onion, garlic, carrots, red pepper flakes, and a good pinch of sea salt.
  • Saute 2-3 minutes.
  • Add in the cabbage, water, thyme, and one teaspoon of sea salt.
  • Give everything a good stir.
  • Bring soup up to a boil, then lower to a simmer.
  • Cook 20-25 minutes, until cabbage is tender, not mushy.
  • Stir in as much or little chopped cooked chicken as you like.
  • Taste for salt and enjoy!


Nutrition facts based on using two cups of chicken. WW Points: 3


Sugar: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Calories: 104kcal | Fat: 4.6g | Protein: 11g | Carbohydrates: 4.9g