Hearty Cabbage Roll Soup


If you like stuffed cabbage rolls you're going to love this cabbage roll soup! It's hearty, packed with flavor, goes great with cornbread, and easy to make.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 2 medium carrots, or more to taste, peeled and sliced

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced fire-roasted tomatoes

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 4 cups beef broth

  • 1 cup long grain rice, rinsed and drained

  • 1 medium head cabbage, coarsely chopped

  • 2 large bay leaves


  1. Cook and stir ground beef in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove ground beef to a bowl. Drain and discard all but 2 tablespoon grease.

  2. Add onion, carrots, and celery to the Dutch oven and cook over medium heat until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic, salt, and pepper until well blended. Add cooked beef, beef broth, and rice and bring to a soft boil.

  3. Stir in cabbage and bay leaf. Cover and simmer until cabbage is tender, 20 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

350 Calories
11g Fat
41g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 350
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 734mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 65mg 326%
Calcium 128mg 10%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 815mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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