Cabbage, Sausage and Potato Soup - Instant Pot

Jeanne Benavidez


This is a very satisfying soup. My son has never cared for cabbage but he loves this soup. He ate 2 bowls of it the first time I made it and requests it quite often now.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 - 6
15 Min
8 Min
Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot


  • 1 medium
    head cabbage (roughly cut)
  • 1 c
    water or chicken broth (the cabbage will produce more liquid as it cooks)
  • 1 pkg
    your favorite smoked sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 - 5 medium
    potatoes (peeling optional) cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 medium
    onion, halved and then cut into 1/2” slices
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper (or to taste, optional)
  • 2 tsp
    garlic salt with parsley (or to taste)
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper (or to taste)

How to Make Cabbage, Sausage and Potato Soup - Instant Pot


  2. Mix the cayenne pepper, garlic salt and black pepper together in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Add the water and cabbage to the bottom of your pressure cooker pot liner.
  4. Cut 4 tablespoons of butter and place it on top of the cabbage. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon spice mixture.
  5. Add the smoked sausage.
  6. Add the potatoes, onion and minced garlic. Sprinkle with remaining spice mixture. Place the remaining 4 tablespoons of butter on top.
  7. Close and lock the lid and set the vent to ‘sealing’.
  8. Press the Manual/Pressure Cook button and set the timer for 8 minutes .
  9. When it is finished, do quick release.

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About Cabbage, Sausage and Potato Soup - Instant Pot

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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