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Cabbage Soup with Rice - Healthy, hearty and delicious cabbage soup with rice and vegetables.

Cabbage Soup with Rice

Cabbage Soup with Rice - Healthy, hearty and delicious cabbage soup with rice and vegetables.
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Course Soup
Cuisine Macedonian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 Serves
Calories 176 kcal


  • 1/2 cup long grain rice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil , divided
  • 1 large yellow onion , diced
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 3 large carrots , sliced into rounds
  • 3 celery ribs , sliced
  • 2 bell peppers , diced
  • 4 cups chopped fresh cabbage
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pouch (1.5 ounces) Hunt's Recipe Ready Tomato Paste
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) Hunt's Diced Tomatoes, undrained
  • 6 cups low sodium vegetable broth


  1. Prepare rice according to the directions on the package and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat in a large soup pot or dutch oven.
  3. Add onions and salt; cook for 1 minute.
  4. Stir in garlic, carrots, celery, peppers, cabbage, and remaining olive oil.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, oregano, and chili powder.
  6. Add bay leaf and stir in tomato paste.
  7. Cook for about 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender.
  8. Stir in diced tomatoes; continue to cook for 2 more minutes.
  9. Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil; reduce to medium heat and continue to cook for 10 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat; take out the bay leaf and stir in previously prepared rice.*
  11. Ladle soup into bowls and serve.

Recipe Notes

  • Do not add the rice if not serving right away; the rice will absorb the liquid if left sitting around for a while.


Nutrition Facts
Cabbage Soup with Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 Cup)
Calories 176 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 1054mg44%
Potassium 557mg16%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 7210IU144%
Vitamin C 79.8mg97%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.