traditional cabbage soup

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By Susan Feliciano
from Oak Ridge, TN

I developed this to try and emulate the soup at a little cafe in Clinton, TN. They have great cabbage soup. This comes really close!

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serves 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For traditional cabbage soup

  • 1/2 lb
    leftover roast beef, ground beef, or sausage
  • 1 can
    dark red kidney beans with liquid
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1-2
    beef bouillon cubes
  • 1 sm
    onion, cut in half and sliced
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes
  • 1 pkg
    shredded cole slaw mix or 4-5 cups roughly chopped cabbage
  • 3-4 pinch
    seasonings: salt, pepper, garlic, parsley, mrs. dash, herbs du provence - your choice

How To Make traditional cabbage soup

  • 1
    Brown beef or sausage if necessary. Chop leftover roast.
  • 2
    Place beef, beans, water, bouillon cubes, onion and tomatoes in soup kettle. Bring slowly to a boil, stirring.
  • 3
    Stir in cabbage until well blended. Cover and simmer 1 hour until cabbage is well-cooked.
  • 4
    Season as desired, about 10 minutes before serving.
  • 5
    This can also be placed in a crock pot for 6-8 hours on low. Season 30 minutes before serving.
  • 6
    Great served with whole grain bread and pasture butter or herb-flavored olive oil.
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