Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

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Robert Kimmons

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@Robert_Kimmons

One of my absolute favorite soups is sweet and sour cabbage soup. Since I haven’t been able to get to my usual place lately to get my fix, I’ve been having a terrible craving. So I decided to do something about it. After going through recipe after recipe that didn’t come close to what I have become accustomed to, I came to realize that I was going to have to wing it. At those times you just don’t know if it’s going to soar or bore. Thankfully, this one soars.

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Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 2 can(s)
    diced tomatoes with juice (14.5 oz)
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce (8 oz)
  • 2 c
    baby carrots, halved
  • 1 medium
    onion
  • 1/2 c
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 2 qt
    water or vegetable broth
  • 3 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 medium
    cabbage head

How to Make Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large crock pot or stock pot add all of the ingredients, except for the cabbage. Note that if you less of a tang to your soup, adjust the vinegar from ½ a cup to 1/3 of a cup. If you want a sweeter soup, just increase the measurement by a tablespoon at a time and taste test it until satisfied. Start heating all the ingredients on high if cooking in a crock pot and over medium heat if cooking on the stove top.
  2. Core the head of cabbage. Cut into quarters and slice the quarters into one inch segments, keeping the shape of the wedge. Then cut the wedge in the other direction so that you end up with spoon sized pieces of cabbage. Add the cut cabbage to the broth, working the cabbage down into the pot as much as possible.
  3. Cook until cabbage is soft. I cooked mine in the crock pot for six hours on the high setting. Four probably would have been enough, but you can try it and judge for yourself. If cooking on the stove top, this should be about an hour and a half to two hours over medium heat.

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About Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Eastern European
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #cabbage



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