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hamburger cabbage soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gary Hancq
Port Byron, IL

This is a great Chili alternative on a cold winter day. A good friend Jean Smith from Joilet, IL gave me this recipe in 1972. If you like cabbage it's a winner.

(1 rating)
yield 8 to 12 portions
prep time 30 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For hamburger cabbage soup

  • 3 can
    Tomatoes 15 oz. diced whole or sliced
  • 1 1/2 lb
  • 1/2
    Medium to large head of Cabbage
  • 1 Tbsp
    Oregano, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    Basil, dried
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2
    Medium Onion diced
  • dash
    Salt and Pepper
  • 2 can
    Water 15 oz. each

How To Make hamburger cabbage soup

  • 1
    Cook Hamburger in frying pan and chop, leave coarse. Add chopped onion near end of cooking. Drain hamburger and reserve and utilize 3 or 4 tablespoons of the juices.
  • 2
    In 4 quart soup pot put in Tomatoes and one 15 oz. can of water. Chop raw cabbage to about the size of a nickle and add to tomatoes. Add Oregano and Basil, or substitute 2 tablespoon Italian Seasoning. Add 2 tablespoons Butter. Add cooked Hamburger and Onions and dash of Salt and Pepper.
  • 3
    Cook and low simmer for one hour. Add additional can of water 15 minutes before end of cooking. Test Cabbage for tenderness, when tender soup is done.
  • 4
    If you like Cabbage this is a good Chili alternative. It's always a hit at our house.
  • 5
    Note: The ingredients could be prepared in a a crock pot after Hamburger is cooked.

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