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Shredded Cabbage Soup Recipe

A hearty satisfying Russian soup, that is traditionally enriched with a dollop of sour cream just before serving. You could use yogurt instead!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 149
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and thinly sliced into half moons
  • 2 cans (10-1/2 ounces each) condensed beef broth
  • 2 broth cans of water
  • 5 cups coarsely shredded green cabbage (1 small head)
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 1 stalk celery (with leaves), sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Sour cream or Nonfat plain Greek yogurt, if desired
  • Dill weed or parsley, if desired


  • Place the olive oil in a Dutch oven or soup pot over medium heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • Add the beef broth, water, cabbage, carrots, potatoes and celery. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat and then lower the heat and simmer, covered, until the vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomatoes, salt and pepper, and simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes.
  • Top each serving with a dollop of low fat sour cream or plain Greek yogurt. Garnish with dill weed and/or parsley, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups
2 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
1 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
4 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
Nutrition Facts
Shredded Cabbage Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 -1/2 cups)
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 23
% Daily Value*
Fat 2.5g4%
Carbohydrates 27.2g9%
Fiber 6.8g27%
Protein 6.7g13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Russian
Keyword: healthy cabbage soup, low calorie cabbage soup