Savory Cabbage Soup - My Way

Cassie *


This delicious, savory soup is what I came up with, with all of my left over veggies from the holidays...I am here to tell you it's delicious! I could have eaten the whole!! If you like cabbage and soup, you will love this one...

It was just wonderful on a cold day like today at my comforting!!


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Makes about 5 quarts
15 Min
45 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 large
    head of cabbage - medium shredded
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    each, diced onion, carrots and celery
  • 1/2 c
    chopped chives
  • 1 Tbsp
    chicken buillon paste - optional - i like the extra flavor
  • 1 - 1 1/2 tsp
  • about 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried dill
  • 2 - 3 c
    smoked ham cubes - or leftover ham
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp
  • pinch

How to Make Savory Cabbage Soup - My Way


  1. In a large ( 6 quart dutch oven or soup pot ) Add the broth and remaining 8 ingredients. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 25 to 30 minutes. .
  2. Every so often, push down the cabbage into the broth, making sure all cooks evenly. It will cook down, so don't be alarmed at the amount.
  3. Meanwhile, make white sauce:

    In a saucepan or skillet, combine the butter and flour. Cook over medium heat until the flour browns a little.
  4. Whisk in the cream and milk. Cook and stir until thick. Add a pinch of nutmeg. Set aside.
  5. Add the ham to the cooked cabbage, stir and simmer until heated through.
  6. Add the cream sauce to the cabbage mixture, and simmer, covered, another 20 minutes.
  7. Ladle into bowl..add chives , cheese, bacon...whatever you prefer. Is great all by itself.

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About Savory Cabbage Soup - My Way

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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