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Cabbage Roll Soup

5 from 29 reviews

This Cabbage Roll Soup is a hearty, healthy and delicious dinner…and it tastes just like cabbage rolls!  Ready in 1 hour!

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/22 lbs ground beef
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 67 cups chopped green cabbage
  • 6 slices of cooked bacon, chopped finely
  • 2 (10 ounce) cans beef consommé
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 (5 ounce) can of tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 cups plain tomato sauce (basically a (23 ounce) can)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 leaves bay
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot (stock pot), brown the ground beef with the onions, garlic and carrots.
  2. When the beef is cooked, drain any excess grease.
  3. Return the pot with the beef, to low-medium heat, and add the chopped cooked bacon. Stir and cook for about 1 minute.
  4. Add the chopped cabbage and cook for about 2 minutes more.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients: consommé, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, sugar, rice and salt and pepper.
  6. Simmer at a low boil for 35 – 40 minutes (or until the rice is tender).
  7. Enjoy!

Notes

This soup will thicken over time, so you may want to add more water or a water/consomme mix.

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