Monday, November 18, 2013

Cabbage Patch Soup

I saw this Cabbage Patch Soup while visiting blogs the other day and it really sounded good! It's very hearty and I love the kidney beans in it. I get a feeling this is one of those soups that gets even better the next day:@)
 This recipe can easily be cut in half, you can freeze the extra tomatoes if you don't have a use for them right away.

Cabbage Patch Soup-adapted from Living With Thanksgiving
2 lbs ground beef or turkey
1 large yellow onion, diced
4 stalks celery, sliced
1 big garlic clove, minced-my suggestion
3/4 large head of cabbage, chopped
2 (15 oz) cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 large can diced tomatoes
2 Tblsp chili powder
Better Than Bouillon to taste if needed-maybe 1-2 tsp
S&P to taste
  1. Brown meat in large soup pot, drain fat if needed. 
  2. Add onion and celery. Saute for a few minutes then add the cabbage. 
  3. Add water to cover (I made a half batch and added 2 1/2 C) and everything else.
  4. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes.
  5. Can be frozen.
Eat well and have a happy day:@)

19 comments:

  1. Yum! I love simple dinners like this.

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  2. Lynn, So glad you liked the cabbage patch soup! Thanks for the shout out!

    I love the Ferrero Rocher Turkey. I am sharing it with a friend that asked for cute ideas for her grandchildren.

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  3. Mmmm... that looks absolutely delicious, I love both beans and cabbage!

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  4. I love cabbage and this soup sounds right up my alley!

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  5. That really does look good this time of year. I have a thing for soups and can almost smell this now.

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  6. All of my favorite things in one pot!!

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  7. Boy would THAT be good on this cold, windy day, Lynn! It reminds me of a soup recipe from DH's Polish Aunts. All the same ingredients except instead of cabbage, they used a can of drained bean sprouts & didn't put in kidney beans. (or chili powder either). They added soy sauce right before serving. DH loves it with fresh rye bread. Maybe next time I make it, I'll do a post about it. Very old fashioned but delicious.
    I'll be sure to try your version if I can talk him into allowing me to add the kidney beans. He has a thing about them. ~~insert rolled eyes~~
    Thanks for sharing this one.

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  8. Oh my, does that ever sound good, Lynn! I'm a big fan of cabbage in soups and this is chock full of other goodies, too. I'm thinking even sausage would be good I it. xo

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  9. Oh, this looks delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Can't wait to try it.

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  10. Hi Lynnie! Oh, this soup looks and sounds yummy. I could go for a bowl right about now.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  11. Sounds almost too simple to be true, love it!

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  12. It sounds wonderful! I think I'd sub some canellini beans for the kidney. I know it would be hubby approved :)

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  13. Oh that looks good! Would be great with Italian sausage I bet :)

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  14. My husband makes this soup. It IS yummy!!!!
    xo

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  15. Sounds like a cabbage chili, and really healthy too. I'm looking forward to sharing this one with my family.

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  16. I have been making this soup for years. There are times I actually get hungry for it and will make a pot. yes, it is always better the next day or two. It is very low calorie too. If it weren't for the meat it would be a good vegetarian dish.
    Susanne :)

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