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Cabbage Soup in a bowl

Cabbage Soup Recipe

Light, healthy and filling, this cabbage soup recipe is guilt-free and incredibly comforting. The tender, bone-in meat is irresistible and crazy flavorful!
Course Soup
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 Servings
Calories 60kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1 lb bone-in meat pork or beef
  • 2 tbsp Beef Better Than Bullion Beef Base
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1/2 small Cabbage head
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 small onion
  • 10 oz can diced tomatoes
  • salt to taste
  • olive or avocado oil


  • Clean and dice the potatoes into small pieces. Shred the cabbage and carrots.
    Vegetables for Cabbage Soup
  • Rinse the meat under cold water. In a large soup pot, bring 4 quarts of water to boil. Add in the meat and the Better Than Bouillon Beef Base and cook for 30 minutes.
    Water in a pot being boiled with pieces of meat and better then beef bullion
  • Add in the potatoes and cabbage and simmer the soup for 10 minutes.
    Cabbage added to boiling pot of water and meat
  • Dice the onions and shred the carrots. In a skillet over medium heat, sauté the onions with a little bit of oil until golden brown. Add in the shredded carrots and cook for another 5 minutes. Add in the diced tomatoes and cook for another 5 minutes.
    Carrots and onions being sautéed and diced tomatoes added to the skillet
  • Remove the meat pieces from the soup and remove the bone. Add the meat back into the soup and toss the bones in the trash.
    Meat on a plate with the meat being pulled off the bone with a fork
  • Season to taste with salt. Serve immediately and enjoy!
    Cabbage Soup in a bowl


Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1097IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 3mg