Cabbage Roll Soup is my favorite way to enjoy cabbage rolls! Loads of cabbage, meat and rice in a flavorful tomato broth make the perfect comfort food!
4.79 from 37 votes
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Cabbage Roll Soup

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Cabbage, beef, pork and rice are simmered in a flavorful tomato broth for the ultimate bowl of comfort food.
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  • 1 large onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb lean ground pork
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 medium head cabbage chopped (core removed)
  • 1 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cups V8 or other vegetable juice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste

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  1. In a large pot, brown onion, garlic, pork and beef. Drain any fat.
  2. Stir in chopped cabbage and let cook until slightly softened (about 3 minutes).
  3. Add all remaining ingredients, bring to a boil and reduced heat to medium low. Cover and simmer on low until rice is fully cooked (about 25-30 minutes)
  4. Remove bay leaf and serve.

Recipe Notes

If you prefer a thinner soup, add more beef broth to reach desired consistency once rice is cooked.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 291, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 55mg, Sodium: 794mg, Potassium: 917mg, Carbohydrates: 29g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 8g, Protein: 22g, Vitamin A: 795%, Vitamin C: 67.3%, Calcium: 113%, Iron: 3.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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