Kale and Cabbage Soup

Kale and Cabbage Soup

GinaG 1

"I made this recipe as a spin-off of Portuguese kale soup. I liked it so much! I like to serve this with freshly squeezed lemon juice or grated Parmesan cheese (but not both)."


1 h 15 m servings 199 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 199 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 7.9 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 25g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 10.6 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 3229 mg
  • 129%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine tomatoes, butter, dried minced onion, salt, and black pepper in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring mixture to a simmer, place a cover on the saucepan, and cook at a simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat olive oil in a stock pot over medium heat. Cook and stir celery, onion, garlic, and bay leaves in hot oil until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add tomato mixture; cook and stir another 5 minutes.
  3. Remove and discard bay leaves. Pour water into the stock pot. Stir green cabbage, beef base, herbes de Provence, and red pepper flakes into the water. Loosely cover the stock pot and cook the mixture for 25 minutes.
  4. Stir kidney beans and kale into the soup. Again loosely cover the pot and continue cooking another 15 minutes.
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  1. 8 Ratings


I really liked this soup a lot and will definitely make it again. I originally tried it because I felt the need for some greens and all that kale and cabbage fit the bill! Like the previous rev...

I really like this soup. We have made it twice now, and enjoyed it both times. It is a little bland, although the flavor seems to get stronger as time goes by. I might play a little with differe...

Followed recipe, just tasted bland. Maybe leftovers might taste better tomorrow. I'll save it in my recipe box, just incase.

Surprisingly good. Nice way of getting healthy vegetables in a simple dish. Even my children loved it.

Made this when my husband had a bad cold...added some leftover chicken....a keeper! Hopefully a cure!

I like that it is meat free, and so simple. The only snag in the original recipe is the 1/2 cup of beef base. What I have is a powder, and even 3 TBSP was too much. Still, it's one for the re...