Tomato Cabbage Soup Recipe

Below is the recipe for Tomato Cabbage Soup, as featured on NewsChannel5 Saturday.

Difficulty: Easy

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour

Serves: 6-8


3 Tablespoons vegetable oil

1 ½ cup diced onions

2 stalks celery, diced

4 cloves minced garlic

10 cups green cabbage, cored, cut into 4 pieces and then cut into a large dice

2 large Russet potatoes, peeled and diced

1 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes, low sodium

1 8 oz. can tomato sauce

1 quart low sodium chicken broth

2 cups water

¼ teaspoon chile flake

¼ teaspoon dried thyme leaf
1 bay leaf

1 ½ teaspoons paprika

12 oz. andouille sausage, cut into ¼-inch slices


1). In a large saucepan over moderate heat, sauté onions and celery in oil until they soften and start to brown.  Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes.

2). Add green cabbage and continue cooking for 5-8 minutes. 

3). Add remaining ingredients.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer and cook covered for 45 more minutes or until the cabbage is tender.  If you desire a hotter soup, add some your favorite hot sauce.

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