Why You'll Love It
- Soul-Warming - When the air gets crips this soup, packed with flavor, will warm your soul.
- Fully Loaded - Bacon, beef, pork, cabbage, rice, and a symphony of flavors make for the most satisfying soup.
- Easy, One-Pot - It all comes together in one pot making clean-up easy. Preps in only 15 minutes. So Easy!
Cabbage Roll Soup
- ¼ pound Bacon chopped
- 2 cups Onion (about 1 large onion)
- 3 cloves Garlic minced
- 1 pound Ground Beef
- ½ pound Ground Pork or Pork Sausage
- ¾ cup Long Grain Rice uncooked
- 2 tablespoon Tomato Paste
- ½ teaspoon Chili Flakes crushed
- 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
- 1 Bay Leaf
- 6 cups Chopped Cabbage 1 small head, core removed
- 1 28oz Can Diced Tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1.5 tablespoon Red Wine Vinegar (or your favorite non-balsamic vinegar)
- 4 cups Beef Broth
- 2 cups Vegetable Stock or Broth
- 1 tablespoon Oregeno chopped
- 1 teaspoon Thyme chopped
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- Heat a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Add the chopped bacon, and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until just browned.
- Add the minced garlic and diced onion, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, or until translucent.
- Add the ground beef and ground pork, and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, or until the meat is cooked halfway.
- Add the long grain rice and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until toasted.
- Add the tomato paste, chili flakes, smoked paprika and bay leaf. Stir in the chopped cabbage, and let cook for 3 minutes, or until slightly softened.
- Add the diced tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, red wine vinegar, beef broth, vegetable stock, oregano and thyme to the pot.
- Cover with the lid, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to maintain a simmer and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the rice is fully cooked.
- Stir to combine. Taste, and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper, if needed. Remove the bay leaf and serve warm.
- You can absolutely use lean ground beef in this recipe, if that’s your preference.
- When it comes time to choose your vinegar for this recipe, use anything BUT balsamic.