Easy Stovetop Cabbage Soup

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 95 mins
Total: 110 mins
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
159 Calories
1g Fat
36g Carbs
7g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 159
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 222mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Protein 7g
Calcium 177mg 14%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This cabbage soup is an easy combination of cabbage, beef broth, peppers, onions, and tomatoes. A bit of hot sauce, garlic, and some brown sugar help to flavor the soup. Add some sliced carrots to the soup if you'd like.

Add browned ground beef or diced stewing beef for a meatier soup. If you prefer a meat-free soup, replace the beef broth and water with 1 quart of vegetable broth and 1 cup of tomato soup.


  • 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed beef broth (or french onion soup)
  • 3/4 medium head cabbage (chopped)
  • 2 onions (chopped)
  • 1 green pepper (chopped)
  • 1 mild pepperoncini (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup celery (chopped)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 large can (28 ounces) tomatoes (chopped, with juice)
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • Optional: 2 dashes hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (firmly packed)

Steps to Make It

  1. In large saucepan or pot, combine beef broth, chopped cabbage, chopped onions, peppers, celery, and water.

  2. Bring mixture to boil over medium-high heat; turn down to low. Add garlic, hot sauce, and brown sugar; continue cooking until ingredients are tender, about 1 1/2 hours.

  3. Add chopped tomatoes and juice. Add more water if needed and heat through.

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