Stuffed Cabbage Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
2 hrs
Total Time
2 hrs 15 mins
 

Inspired by classic stuffed cabbage, this rich and hearty soup is flavorful and satisfying!

Servings: 8
Author: The Kitchen Cosmetician
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion - diced
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 lb ground sirloin
  • 1 tsp salt divided
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 5 cups chopped cabbage cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup jasmine rice
  • 1/4 tsp celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp dill weed
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat leaf (Italian) parsley
Instructions
  1. Heat the olive oil in a dutch oven over medium high heat.

  2. Add the diced onion and minced garlic.  

  3. Cook for a minute or so, then add the ground sirloin. 

  4. Add the black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt to season the beef.

  5. Once the beef is brown, stir in the celery and carrots.

  6. Cook for a couple more minutes, then add the cabbage, diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, water, and rice. 

  7. Stir in the celery salt, basil, dill weed, and the other 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

  8. Bring everything to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer.

  9. Cover and cook for about 2 hours.

  10. Stir occasionally, and during the last 10 minutes of cooking, add the butter and parsley.

  11. Serve with crackers or cornbread.