Cabbage Soup

Cabbage Soup Recipe

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Barbara Sprague


I've never been a big fan of cabbage growing up. Every time my dad would make it the whole house smelled!
Then one day a church potlux this was one of the dishes served so, I gave it a try and was hooked!
I changed it over the years and I sincerely hope you like it!


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approximately 12 or more
35 Min
35 Min


  • 1/2 small
    cabbage head, green
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, light
  • 1 medium
    onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 lb
    carrots sliced
  • 3 medium
    potatos peeld and diced
  • 1 can(s)
    tomatos - diced
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 2 tsp
    each, fresh (chopped) or dried herbs- oregano, parsely, and basil.
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Cabbage Soup


  1. In 4-quart pot, heat the oil over medium heat until hot, but not smoky.
  2. Add cabbage & onion, stir well. Add water to just cover cabbage.
  3. Add carrots and potatoes - allow to cook, stirring once or twice,
    until it comes to a boil - LOWER THE FLAME!
  4. Add Tomatoes and Sauce, stir. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Add 1 Tsp. Paprika, stir.
  6. Heat 1 Tsp. Olive Oil in a large skillet until hot, lower flame.
  7. Stir, cook uncovered over low heat. Add chopped herbs and stir.
  8. Simmer for 10-15 minutes.
    Serve hot.
  9. Option 1: You can add 1 Tsp. of crushed Hot Chilies or 1 can of diced tomato's with chilies for zest!
  10. Option 2: For protein add 1/2 pound of cooked chicken, seasoned beef (diced or crumbled burger).
  11. Option 3: Add some fresh, frozen, cooked,, or canned (your choice) of; Spinach, Kale, Collards, Broccoli, and/or Cauliflower some extra nutrition.

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About Cabbage Soup

Course/Dish: Soups, Vegetable Soup
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #cabbage

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