Cabbage Roll Soup

This cabbage roll soup has all the same tastes as traditional baked cabbage rolls, but with a lot less effort! This unstuffed cabbage soup is robust, satisfying, and ideal for a simple supper alternative.

Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

1 pound ground beef I use 90% lean

1 onion finely diced

2 teaspoons minced garlic

4 cups coarsely chopped green cabbage

2 carrots peeled, quartered and sliced

4 cups beef broth

3 8 ounce cans tomato sauce

1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice

1 bay leaf

3 tablespoons brown sugar

2 tablespoons parsley

Instructions

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add the ground beef and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Cook, breaking up the meat with a spatula, until beef is browned, approximately 4-5 minutes. Add the onion and garlic cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add the cabbage, carrots, beef broth, tomato sauce, rice, bay leaf and brown sugar to the pot. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Bring to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove bay leaf and discard.

Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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Cabbage Roll Soup

This cabbage roll soup has all the same tastes as traditional baked cabbage rolls, but with a lot less effort! This unstuffed cabbage soup is robust, satisfying, and ideal for a simple supper alternative.

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound ground beef I use 90% lean
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped green cabbage
  • 2 carrots peeled (quartered and sliced)
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 3 8 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons parsley
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add the ground beef and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Cook, breaking up the meat with a spatula, until beef is browned, approximately 4-5 minutes. Add the onion and garlic cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the cabbage, carrots, beef broth, tomato sauce, rice, bay leaf and brown sugar to the pot. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Bring to a simmer and cook for 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove bay leaf and discard.
  5. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
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Cabbage Roll Soup

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