Ukrainian Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

Ukrainian Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup


"This cabbage soup is sweet with the taste of apples and a little sour from the addition of vinegar. A garnish of sour cream and chopped apple is beautiful and delicious."


servings 154 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 154 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 9 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 254 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan, saute the apple and onion in the butter until tender. Stir in the cabbage and saute for 5 more minutes.
  2. Pour in stock and vinegar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and stir in sugar, salt, pepper, celery seed, and raisins. Simmer, uncovered, for an hour. Stir in apple butter.
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  1. 23 Ratings


My Uncle remembered a cabbage soup his immigrant mother made as a child. All he told me was it had rasins and prunes and short ribs in it. I used Holly's rescipe as a base, and I boiled 1 poun...

I've made this soup twice now with great results. Served with fresh-baked bread (try the "Honey Wheat II" recipe on this site) and sour cream, it's a big hit for cold nights. My Ukrainian-born...

I love this delicious soup; I put in 1/4C vinegar (instead of 1/2C) and use golden raisins. Sometimes I put in a slightly spicey sausage, sliced chunks: I boil sausage pieces in soup for a few m...

This cabbage was unbelievably good. It reminds me of the soup my mother used to make, before she stated to control sweetenning in her recipes.

we, my family, truly enjoyed this soup

This recipe has become a favorite for me. A perfect recipe for the busy single (like me.) It's so easy and cheap without a lot of ingredients, yet so tasty! I love the vinegar flavor and follow ...

I added 1 lb. Keilbasa to the soup and it was delicious!!

Great sweet and sour flavor. The recipe as is yielded soup that looked just like the picture (more cabbage than soup). I added another quart of broth to get it to the consistence I liked. The...

good recipe....i will cut down on the vinegar and add some cooked beef next time.