Hearty Stuffed Cabbage Soup (Halupki Soup)

Susan Bickta

By
@souxie

I always liked stuffed cabbage and have seen many recipes through the years for "Stuffed Cabbage Casserole" as well as "Stuffed Cabbage Soup". I wanted to try my own version and came up with this recipe. It's a nice, hearty soup that will warm you up during the cold weather.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/4 lb
ground beef (85/15)
1 large
onion, chopped
1 clove
garlic, minced
2
packets beef flavored bouillon (from a 2.82 ounce pkg)
1/2
head cabbage, chopped
1 can(s)
diced tomatoes, undrained (14.5 ounces)
1
28 ounce can tomato sauce
1
container beef stock (32 ounces)
1 can(s)
beef broth (14.5 ounces)
4 Tbsp
sugar
3 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
2 c
cooked brown rice (1 cup uncooked)
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brown meat in a 4-5 quart Dutch oven over medium high heat. Do not drain.
2
Add onion, garlic and bouillon. Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes or until onion starts to soften.
3
Add the cabbage. Mix well. Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring often, until cabbage wilts.
4
Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef stock, beef broth, sugar, vinegar and rice. Mix well to combine. Cover and cook an additional 10-12 minutes to combine flavors.
5
NOTE: Instead of using the bouillon and brown rice, sometimes I use a box of beef flavored Rice-a-Roni instead ...... (replace beef broth with water)..... add in step 4 and cook a bit longer until rice and vermicelli are cooked thru ....

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Polish
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy