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creamy cabbage soup

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Colorful and packed with flavorful ingredients, it’s a great and tasty way to warm up this winter

yield 6 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 55 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy cabbage soup

  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    sweet onions (vidalia or walla walla), diced
  • 1 1/2 c
    carrots, diced
  • 1 c
    celery, diced
  • 1 c
    red peppers, diced
  • 1 tsp
    ground himalayan sea salt, or to taste and divided
  • 3 lg
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    herbes de provence
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    hot paprika, or to taste
  • 5 c
    green cabbage, cored and chopped
  • 4 c
    low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 c
    whole milk
  • herb garlic parmesan croutons, as needed
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped

How To Make creamy cabbage soup

  • 1
    In a large pot over medium-high heat, add butter and when it starts sizzling, add onions, carrots, celery, red peppers and ½ tsp. ground sea salt; stir and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Add garlic and quickly sauté for 1 minute.
  • 3
    Add Herbes de Provence, sugar, remaining ½ tsp. ground sea salt, freshly ground black pepper and paprika; stir to combine and cook for 1 minute.
  • 4
    Add the cabbage, stir, reduce the heat to medium, then cover and let the cabbage sweat for 10 minutes or until soft, stirring halfway through cooking.
  • 5
    Pour in chicken broth and milk. Stir well and bring the mixture back to a simmer; cook for 20 minutes. Taste and adjust if necessary.
  • 6
    Spoon the soup into warm serving bowls, add some croutons and sprinkle on some fresh chopped parsley.
  • 7
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