Sweet Russian Cabbage Soup


This is a simple recipe for a wonderful rich cabbage soup.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
4 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds ground lean beef

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 4 cubes beef bouillon

  • 2 medium carrots, shredded

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 quarts water, divided

  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 head cabbage, cored and cut into wedges


  1. Crumble the ground beef into a large pot. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef bouillon cubes, carrots, onion, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour in 1 quart of water, and bring to a boil. Stir to break up the beef while heating. Once the soup comes to a boil, cover and simmer for 30 minutes over low heat.

  2. Pour in another quart of water, and return to a slow boil. Add garlic and cabbage. Simmer for 25 minutes, until cabbage is tender. Ladle into soup bowls to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

688 Calories
36g Fat
56g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 688
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 2396mg 104%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 10g 37%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 124mg 620%
Calcium 211mg 16%
Iron 8mg 42%
Potassium 1427mg 30%

* 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.

You’ll Also Love