Onion Cabbage Brew Soup

Steven Moody


I made this soup on the fly with existing ingredients from my kitchen. It turned out to be a hearty feel good soup that everyone liked. The beer and the sugar created a great sweet and tart recipe.


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20 Min
1 Hr 15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 c
    sliced red onions
  • 1/4 c
    sliced red/yellow bell peppers
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2
    head of green cabbage
  • 4 Tbsp
    chopped green kale
  • 1 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 stalk(s)
    diced celery
  • 12 oz
    sam adams winter ale beer
  • 2 c
    beef broth
  • 2 Medium
    ham hocks or 4 meaty neck bones
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 c
  • 4 tsp
    light brown sugar

How to Make Onion Cabbage Brew Soup


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine 1st 8 ingredients & cover.
  2. Simmer & stir frequently until all is softened.
  3. Meanwhile, place the remaining ingredients , except brown sugar, in a stock pot and cook on low.
  4. Combine saucepan ingredients into stock pot. Continue to cook on low, covered, for 1 hr.
  5. Add the brown sugar, stir and cook for another 15 minutes.
  6. Serve with cornbread or Texas Toast.

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About Onion Cabbage Brew Soup

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #cabbage soup

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