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Cajun Cabbage Soup

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"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
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 19.9 9.5 27 1522 Full nutrition

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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.