Cabbage And Potato Soup Recipe

Cabbage and potato soup is a hearty and nutritious soup that is perfect for cooler weather.

Image credit: Cabbage potato soup by Silar, licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0

Main ingredients

Cabbage, Potatoes, Onion, Garlic, Vegetable broth, Milk, All-purpose flour, Unsalted butter, Salt and pepper, Croutons, grated Parmesan cheese.

Preparation time: 15-20 minutes

Cooking time: 30-40 minutes

Detailed Ingredients and Quantity

Cabbage1 small head of cabbage, cored and thinly sliced
Potatoes2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
Onion1 onion, chopped
Garlic2 garlic cloves, minced
Vegetable broth4 cups
Milk1 cup
All-purpose flour1/4 cup
Unsalted butter1/4 cup
Salt and pepperTo taste
Croutons, grated Parmesan cheeseOptional toppings

Steps to prepare sweet potato soup

  1. Chopped onion and minced garlic is added in melted butter, and sauté until the onion is translucent and the garlic is fragrant in a large pot.
  2. Diced potatoes and vegetable broth is then added to the pot. Reduce the heat and simmer the soup, after it comes to boil, until the potatoes are tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  3. Then add the sliced cabbage to the pot and cook by stirring well, until the cabbage is wilted and tender.
  4. Whisk together the milk and flour until smooth in a separate bowl. This mixture is then poured into the pot.. Cook by stirring well for an additional 5-10 minutes, until the soup has thickened.
  5. Salt and pepper is added as per taste.
  6. Croutons and grated Parmesan cheese as toppings can be added while serving.

Nutrients facts

  • Calories: 300
  • Fat: 14g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Sodium: 690 mg

This soup is a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, and potassium. Cabbage is also known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, while potatoes provide a good source of carbohydrates and some essential minerals. 

Serving suggestions

  • This soup can be served as a main course with a side of crusty bread or a salad.
  • Also can serve it as a starter to a larger meal. 

Variations (similar kinds of soups with the same ingredients)

  1. Cabbage and potato stir-fry: Cut the potatoes and cabbage into bite-sized pieces and stir-fry them in a pan with some oil, garlic, and onion. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Roasted cabbage and potato wedges: Cut the potatoes and cabbage into wedges, toss them with some olive oil, salt, and pepper, and roast them in the oven until crispy.
  3. Cabbage and potato frittata: Sauté the cabbage and potatoes in a pan with some onion and garlic. Eggs can be poured over the vegetables in the pan. Cook until set, then finish in the oven.
  4. Cabbage and potato gratin: Layer sliced potatoes and cabbage in a baking dish with some cream, garlic, and cheese. Bake until bubbly and golden brown.
  5. Cabbage and potato hash: Shred the potatoes and cabbage and cook them in a pan with some onion and bacon. As a topping a fried egg can be added for a delicious breakfast or brunch.

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