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Cajun Cabbage Soup

Erin Wright

"Not too spicy, warm and healthy. Skip the sausage, add canned beans, and use vegetable stock to make it vegetarian. Serve with sourdough bread and more salsa as desired."
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1 h 20 m servings 221 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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  1. Heat butter in a large Dutch oven or heavy stockpot over medium heat; cook and stir leeks, onion, and garlic until softened, 5 to 10 minutes. Add celery and carrots; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes. Add cabbage; cook and stir until slightly tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix water, salsa, ketchup, bouillon cubes, Creole seasoning, salt, and pepper into vegetable mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until flavors blend in soup, 20 minutes. Add sausage to soup and simmer until cooked through, about 20 minutes more.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Add canned green beans, bells peppers, or canned tomatoes with green chiles as desired.
  • Beef bouillon cubes can used in place of chicken bouillon cubes.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 221 calories; 12.4 g fat; 19.9 g carbohydrates; 9.5 g protein; 27 mg cholesterol; 1522 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Cajun Cabbage Soup Haiku: "Perfect spice for me, daughter said, 'eek! It's too hot!' Didn't like ketchup." I increased the onions, not having any leeks, and kept everything else the same, other ...

I was looking for a way to get the odds and ends out of my fridge. This was perfect. I didn't have celery, carrots or leeks. I used a red onion and through in a half bunch of cilantro and 2 Tsp ...

A great, hearty soup for a winter's night. I made this pretty much as written - my changes being using a liter/quart container of organic chicken broth and 2 teaspoons of the Creole Seasoning B...

This soup was excellent! I had some leftover fresh cabbage and was searching for a soup. I tweaked it a little and used hot 2 links of Italian sausage which I browned first then sliced, as we...

I found this recipe while searching for more ways to use leeks. I lowered the sodium by using a cup of tomato sauce instead of salsa and ketchup. It turned out great.