Cabbage Soup

March 24, 2009

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My stomach has found a new lover, ok that sounds weird but I am in love.  With cabbage soup your thinking? I know it sounds so strange but this soup is so very good.  I promise you can’t just eat one bowl, you will wake up  in the morning thinking could I eat it for breakfast that’s just how very good and addicting it is.  The soup is basic, has few ingredients but combined all together simply put, GOOD!

My Mom and I made this before we moved back in our home, and I kid you not while moving all day Friday, I ate one bowl around 10:30, 2 more at lunch time, and snuck a 4th bowl around 3:30. Is it bad to admit that? But  I just couldn’t resist the lovely, creamy, mouth watering soup.

So now I know your seriously thinking about making this.  I just know Cabbage soup sounds like the bomb, and all. I promise you won’t regret making this.

Ingredients: 1 small head of cabbage, 4-5 stalks celery, 1 onion, 4-5 potatoes, 32 oz chicken broth, 2 T brown sugar, 1 link of sausage, 1 T salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1 tsp caraway seeds, 3 cups milk and 1-2 cups heavy cream.

This makes a large amount of soup but you could easily half the recipe.

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Chop celery, onions, and potatoes

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Add to large stock pot along with 32 oz chicken broth- cook on till boiling then reduce to simmer until for about 15 minutes

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While its cooking, chop cabbage and sausage (I used the pre cooked kind) But if your using raw, add it

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Add sausage, and cabbage

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add 1 T Salt and 3 cups milk

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2 T brown sugar, 1 tsp caraway seeds, and 1/4 tsp pepper and cook another 25 minutes

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then add 1-2 cups heavy cream, depending on the thickness you desire

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stir well and serve

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Enjoy with crusty bread!

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Hearty Cabbage Soup

Ingredients:
1 lb Sausage
1 chopped onion
4-5 celery stalks
4-5 diced potatoes
32 oz chicken broth
3 cups milk
1 small head of cabbage
1 T salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 T brown sugar
1 teaspoon caraway seed
1-2 cups heavy cream

Directions:

Add onion, celery, potato and chicken broth to large stock pot.
Bring to a boil.
Cut sausage into 1/4-inch slices; place in 4 quart kettle.
Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
Add milk, cabbage, salt, pepper, brown sugar and caraway seed; return to a boil.
Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 25 minutes longer.
Stir in cream. Serve hot.

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sheila March 24, 2009 at 6:48 am

Oooooooo! That looks GREAT! I wonder if it would work with chicken? Or those little meatballs.

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Sweet Pea March 24, 2009 at 6:51 am

Sheila- yes I think you could easily play around with the type of meat you use, or even sans the meat.

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Kristen March 24, 2009 at 8:53 am

This looks fabulous! I will definitely have to give this a try!

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Ruth Saves $ March 24, 2009 at 9:13 am

Thanks for visiting my blog! This soup looks so tasty! 🙂

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Lynn March 24, 2009 at 9:17 am

I make a soup like this but it is in the crockpot. I used to make it all the time, but have not made it in a while. Thanks for the reminder. Your version looks very good also.

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Tabitha (From Single to Married) March 24, 2009 at 9:38 am

wow – looks good!

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Kelly Deneen March 24, 2009 at 10:16 am

That sounds SO good!! YUM!!!!!

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Rachel March 24, 2009 at 12:39 pm

YUM YUM!

I love cabbage and sausage. This sounds delish!!!

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Felicia March 24, 2009 at 12:43 pm

Yum!!!!!!!

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kristink March 24, 2009 at 2:17 pm

Ooooh! looks so delicious! I love to collect soup recipes and this one looks so easy and yummy. I”m adding it to my file.

Thanks for stopping by and leaving me comments – love those!

Kristin K

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Shynea @ Mornings With Mom March 24, 2009 at 2:32 pm

This recipe sounds really delicious. I love cabbage. I have never had it in a soup though. I am going to try this sometime soon. Thank you so much for posting the recipe.

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Taryn March 24, 2009 at 2:47 pm

Thanks for coming by- Radishes really are icky.

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Lisa@blessedwithgrace March 24, 2009 at 3:08 pm

It DOES sound good, with the milk, heavy cream, and sausage…sounds rich and yummy! AND, since you made it, I know it will be good. You haven’t steered us wrong, yet! By the way, I got Lana cooking your sticky chicken, now! Thank you for sharing your recipe and linking up to Tempt My Tummy Tuesday

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Kim @ Forever Wherever March 24, 2009 at 3:41 pm

Yum! We love cabbage and I’ve never had anything like this! I’ll have to try it! Heavy cream and sausage means it can’t be be bad! LOL
~Kim

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Heather@JustDoingMyBest March 24, 2009 at 3:43 pm

I had my doubts based on the name, but this looks fabulous! Seems like it would be very frugal too, especially when cabbage is in season. Thanks for sharing!

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Amy March 24, 2009 at 5:38 pm

I’ve been having a love affair with cabbage since I was… eh, 9 or 10? This sounds fanTAStic. Oh my GOSH.

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Brenda March 24, 2009 at 7:32 pm

I love soup and that looks delicious

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Lindsay March 24, 2009 at 9:41 pm

I’ve been wanting to introduce cabbage into my family’s diet, but I didn’t know where to start. Based on your reviews, this might be first on my list!

I found you at Blessed With Grace.

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Tiffany March 24, 2009 at 10:29 pm

This looks so yummy! Thanks for always stopping in to see my site! I really do appreciate! Please visit and feel free to comment any time 🙂 Enjoy your night/day!

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spanglishmama March 25, 2009 at 12:22 am

wow. That looks good and easy! I love how you use pics, I’m a visual learner. Thanks!

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Mrs. Mordecai March 25, 2009 at 5:09 pm

That looks like something we would like around here.

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annkroeker March 27, 2009 at 11:17 am

Well, now, I’m not a huge fan of cooked cabbage, but your post is making me a little more open-minded! Shalee also posted about fried cabbage. So maybe I’ll give it a go….thanks for the inspiration and for participating in Food on Fridays!

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Lisa May 6, 2009 at 1:35 pm

This is the first time I have been here, I ame thru Tammy, this soup sounds so yumy, after the baby is born tomorrow I am going to make this in a week or so. I may be the only one eating it since I am the only cabbage lover in the house but well more for me then. Thnk you for sharing such a yummy soup!!

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Heather March 24, 2010 at 12:39 am

I made this the other day and it was delicious. My husband has already asked for it again! I posted about the recipe on one of my blogs and linked them to your site.

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Sandra October 11, 2011 at 12:29 pm

I just stumbled upon your site and while I have several recipes bookmarked, this one caught my eye. Plus any soup that you’d crave for breakfast is a soup I need to try. I just made this soup and let me tell you it was WONDERFUL!!!! and yes, I will eat it for breakfast. Thanks!!!!

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