This is a common Russian soup, called Kapusniak. This was something my mother made on a weekly basis. She’s often added sauerkraut to the fresh cabbage, but replacing sauerkraut with canned, diced tomatoes, also adds the same sour flavor.

Cabbage Soup in a bowl with bread and butter next to it

Cabbage soups are becoming diet foods nowadays. It’s so delicious, that it’s hard to believe that it’s considered a diet meal.

Other Traditional Russian Soups to Try

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Natalya Drozhzhin

Natalya founded Momsdish to demonstrate that placing a homemade meal on the table is not hard at all. Natalya makes cooking easier and approachable, by simplifying the ingredients, while still producing the same great taste.