by Texas Homesteader ~
While visiting with a friend recently she commented that she had been eating lots of cabbage stew lately. Cabbage stew? YUM.
This friend mentioned that cabbage stew was a healthy soup option on her Weight Watchers program.
Although I’m not really looking to lose weight I’ve been wanting to try this soup for a while now. Especially during the cold winter months I like to enjoy hot soups & stews for lunch.
I’ve started an endless soup regimen where I can enjoy ready-made hot lunches for about a week.
I still have lots of dehydrated cabbage in the pantry so I figured I’d incorporate cabbage stew as my soup of choice for the coming week. (but of course you can use fresh chopped cabbage instead)
Then I just pile in the veggies needing to be used and enjoy hot-n-hearty soup for several days. And when using this cabbage stew for a week-long endless soup I often just add a can of veggies every day or so – juice and all.
This is a very flexible recipe of course. Pile in the veggies you love the most. But here’s the base Cabbage Stew recipe I typically start with:
Hot & Hearty Cabbage Stew
- 3 cups Chopped cabbage
- 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
- 1 qt broth
- 1 rib celery, chopped
- 1 small bell pepper, chopped
- 1 cup red onion, chopped (about 1 large)
- 1 15 oz can mixed vegetables, Un-drained
- Salt & pepper to taste
- Mexican flavored - season with cumin & chili powder
- Italian flavored - season with basil & oregano
Place all ingredients into a soup pot.
Then cover the soup pot & simmer gently until vegetables are tender - about 15-20 minutes.
Season to taste.
Serve soup hot.
My favorite serving option: Season with chili powder & cumin, ladle into bowls and top with sharp cheddar and sliced jalapenos
Our Favorite Soups
- Endless Soup For A Weeks’ Worth Of Lunches
- MYO Cream Of Chicken Soup In A SNAP!
- Potato Soup – A Bone-Warming Meal On A Cold Day
- Planned Leftovers: Beef Stew w/Leftover Pot Roast
- Hot & Hearty Cabbage Stew
- Taco Soup: A Quick Meal For ‘Those Days’
- Lazy-Cooks Italian Soup
- Planned Leftovers: Chicken Tortilla Soup
- Easy Chicken Broth – Slow Cooker Method
- Faster, Easier Broth – Instant Pot Method
- (Pressure Canning Broth)
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- Award-Winning Cowboy Chili
- Slow-Cooker Spicy Sticky Chicken
- Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Lasagne Cooked In Its Shell
- Savory Meatloaf
- Lazy Cook’s Chile Relleno
- Hot & Hearty Cabbage Stew
- Homemade Chicken & Dumplings
- Chicken Pot Pie
- Instant Pot Goulash – Comfort Food FAST!
- Slow Cooker Enchilada Casserole
- Meat-Stuffed Ravioli
- Stuffed Bell Peppers
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Pork Roast Recipes:
- Slow-Cooker Pork Roast w/Veggies
- Instant Pot Pork Roast
- Pork Roast w/Red Wine
- Italian-Flavored Pork Roast
- Pecan-Smoked Meat For BBQ
- (Easily Shredding Pot Roast in Minutes)
Recipes Using Leftover Roast:
- Carnitas Tacos
- (MYO Crispy Taco Shells in Minutes)
- Pulled Pork Enchiladas
- Hearty Meaty Stew
- Homemade Tamales
- Pulled Pork BBQ
- (Homemade Honey-Sweetened BBQ Sauce)
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