Cabbage soup with slices of carrot in a saucepan
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Simple Cabbage Soup Recipe

Homemade cabbage soup for weight loss 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cabbage Soup
Appliance: Saucepan
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Raksha Hegde


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 cups cabbage coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups water or
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup carrot sliced 1/8 inches thick
  • rosemary optional


  • Warm olive oil in a large pot and add the bay leaf, onion, and garlic. Stir well till you get a fragrant aroma. 
  • Add the coarsely chopped cabbage and stir again for a minute. If you are using carrots, you can add it in now. 
  • Pour in the water or chicken stock. Season the soup with salt and black pepper. 
  • Bring the soup to a boil and let it simmer for 10-12 minutes. You can add fresh rosemary too. This helps add another layer of flavoring to the soup. Serve hot! 
    Cabbage soup with slices of carrot in a saucepan