What Is an Easy Cabbage Soup Recipe?

What Is an Easy Cabbage Soup Recipe?

What Is an Easy Cabbage Soup Recipe?

The Cabbage Vegetable Soup is relatively simple to make with readily available ingredients and can be cooked in under an hour. While the recipe shown here is an all-vegetable cabbage soup, it still makes use of a chicken stock to bring the recipe together.

Cabbage vegetable soup recipe

Prep time: 15 min.

Total recipe time: 45 min.

Number of servings: 6


  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • Half of a cabbage head (about 1 to 1 1/2 lbs.), with core removed and sliced thinly
  • 2 medium-sized carrots, diced small
  • 1 medium-sized Yukon Gold potato, peeled and diced small
  • 2 medium-sized leeks, white and light green parts only
  • 2 celery stalks, diced small
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced small
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  1. Cook the vegetables
  2. Before starting, cut the leeks lengthwise, rinse, pat dry and then slice in half-inch cuts. Place a Dutch oven over medium high heat and heat the extra-virgin olive oil. Add the carrots, onions and celery, stirring from time to time for 5 minutes or until the vegetables have softened.

  3. Add the broth and more ingredients
  4. Once the vegetables have softened, add the leeks and garlic and cook for 2 more minutes. Add the potato, chicken stock and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Add the cabbage, and add salt and pepper according to taste.

  5. Finish the recipe
  6. Wait until the soup boils again and then reduce the heat to bring the soup to a simmer. Cover the Dutch oven and cook for 20 minutes. Add the vinegar, thyme, and more salt and pepper according to taste.