Hearty Cabbage Soup

Hearty Cabbage Soup


"I love cabbage and always try to come up with new ideas for cooking with it; it's a very economical staple in the fall and winter months, thus this recipe. Add any vegetables or meats that you like, this a recipe of great versatility! Serve with garlic bread topped with Italian seasoning. Enjoy!"


45 m servings 167 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 167 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.6g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 208 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large heavy pot, cook onion and apple in oil over medium-high heat until lightly browned. Stir in cabbage and garlic, then reduce heat. Stir in potato, broth, Italian seasoning and sugar; cover and simmer 30 minutes.
  2. Stir in cream, salt and pepper. Heat through and serve.
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  1. 17 Ratings


THis soup was unfortunately not liked by anyone in the house. I think , the texture is the problem. Shredded cabbage in the soup tastes strange. I pureed the soup and mixed with equal quantity o...

Not at all what I expected. I did not enjoy this at all. It was not very brothy, more like a stew and it had a strange taste. I sliced my cabbage instead of shredding it so I don't know if t...

This hearty cabbage soup is excellent. I added celery and look forward to trying it again with other vegetables. Bravo

Great recipe, and as Tracy said, "versatile!" I added pound of browned lean hamburger, but followed everything else. DELICIOUS. I've been asked to make this again, and again! Thanks, Tracy.

I love all the ingredients by themselves, but this combination didn't make it. I think if the broth and the 1/2 + 1/2 each had an extra 1/2 cup of liquid, and the potato was a medium one, this ...

I pretty much made this recipe as written but added more broth. It is not very appetizing looking, that's for sure, but tasted very good. If I made it again, I would add some other veggies or ...

Wonderful base soup! I dislike thin, "brothy" soups of any kind, but this one's nice and hearty, much better than most cabbage soups. The tiny bit of sugar really brings out the flavors. I saute...

I didn't like this at all.. can't figure out what the problem was because I followed the directions to a "T".. the potatoes were shredded but had a bad taste, kind of "boiled" and it smelled bad...

This is a very good soup. I replaced the "vegetable oil" with olive oil and cut the teaspoon of sugar to half a teaspoon. Cabbage is sweet enough without the sugar. But it helps lighten the tast...