Cabbage Soup Recipe
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Cabbage Soup Recipe

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My husband was never too fond of cabbage—until the first time he tried this recipe from my aunt. Now he even asks me to make this soup!—Nancy Stevens, Morrison, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:20 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium head cabbage, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef, browned and drained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 80 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 567 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a stockpot, cook the cabbage, celery and onion in water until tender. Add bouillon, salt, pepper, beef and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in brown sugar and ketchup; simmer another 10 minutes to allow flavors to blend. Yield: 20 servings (5 quarts).
Originally published as Cabbage Soup in Country Ground Beef 1993, p17

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Reviewed Mar. 31, 2016

"I lost 30 lbs in 3 months eating this soup AND it wasn't hard because it is DELICIOUS. I just replace the ground beef with ground turkey. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND this recipe."

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Reviewed Feb. 13, 2016 Edited Feb. 18, 2016

"I risked making several changes. Luckily, it ended outstandingly. This will be a regular for sure. I split the recipe in half. Cooked 1/2 a cabbage, 1 onion and 1 stick celery in 1 can beef stock and added enough water to cover (approx 2 or 3 cups water). Added 1 rounded tsp Mrs. Dash. Simmered 20-30 min til just tender. Added only one 8oz can tomato sauce, 1 Tbsp ketchup and only 1/2 tsp salt. it was a bit peppery from Mrs. Dash, so i ended up adding 3 rounded Tablespoons of brown sugar to taste. I also added 1 cup half and half and used a hand blender to smooth out about half of it. The end result: bright, sweet, rich, WONDERFUL! :) No meat included."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2015

"Some of the comments are about the amount of pepper. I have seen this in print elsewhere and the pepper is "to taste" - NOT 2 tsp. Make this adjustment and I think you will be pleased."

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2015

"Very Tasty"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2015

"This was an awesome recipe! My 10 year old daughter can't quit raving about it! Thank you. :)"

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