Budget-Friendly Hearty Winter Soup

Budget-Friendly Hearty Winter Soup

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"A hearty soup for those cold winter days. The sweet potatoes and carrots mellow the cabbage and make a smooth, comforting soup."


5 h 15 m servings 251 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 251 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 14.8 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 745 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the sweet potatoes, cabbage, and carrots into a slow cooker, then place the bratwurst slices on top of the vegetables. Sprinkle with the salt, thyme, rosemary, and pepper. Pour the wine and chicken broth over the vegetables.
  2. Cook on Low until the sweet potatoes are easily pierced with a fork, 5 to 6 hours.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 22 Ratings


I thought is was great, and so did my family. I did use apple cider instead of wine, and spicy Italian sausage instead of bratwurst, and 6 black peppercorns instead of white pepper. ...So in s...

I made this recipe exactly as written and was disappointed in the lack of contrasting flavors in this soup. The seasoning was adequate, but the sweet potato and carrot were too similar. If I t...

I substituted frozen, Italian-style, turkey meatballs for the bratwurst - because I had them and they’re a more heart-friendly ingredient. It was delicious. I added 1/2 to 1 C. of extra water ...

I made this recipe, substituting white wine with sherry cooking wine, cut the bratwurst in half since that's all I had on hand, used 1 sweet potato and 1 white potato and added 1 cup apple juice...

I just finished a big bowl of this and some beer bread and it was delicious. I used turkey smoked sasuage because that was in the freezer and browned it first. This recipe would be dellicious ...

Just OK for me. Probably won't make again.

I used yams instead of sweet potatoes because that's all the grocery store had, I browned the turkey bratwurst even though the recipe doesn't say anything about it, and I only used 1/4 cup rice ...

Amazingly simple totally delicious!

The combination of cabbage and sweet potatoes amazingly works. This recipe is highly recommended for flavor and simplicity!