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Cabbage Roll Soup
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins

This Cabbage Roll Soup is a wholesome and delicious choice for serving on a cold winter night. Lean ground beef, green cabbage, carrots, and rice cook together in a deliciously seasoned broth in one pot to create this hearty stew-like soup.

Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 216 kcal
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup diced white or yellow onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 5 cups coarsely chopped green cabbage
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • 5 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 14 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 16 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley for garnish optional
  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the ground beef, onion and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring to break up the ground beef, for about 4 to 5 minutes or until cooked through and no longer pink. Drain the fast from the pot and return it to the heat.
  2. Add the cabbage, carrots, beef broth, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, thyme, rice, and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until the carrot and rice are tender, stirring a couple of times during cooking. Remove the bay leaf and discard. Stir in the parsley
  3. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.
Recipe Notes

Soup will thicken considerably when refrigerated. Add additional broth or water when reheating to reach desired consistency.

Nutrition Facts
Cabbage Roll Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 37mg12%
Sodium 902mg39%
Potassium 969mg28%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 3121IU62%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.