Savor the comforting and robust flavors of a classic dish in a convenient and heartwarming bowl with Cabbage Roll Soup. This soup is a delightful rendition of traditional cabbage rolls, offering all the savory goodness in an easy-to-enjoy and comforting format. Imagine a simmering pot filled with a flavorful broth, tender cabbage leaves, ground meat, rice, and a medley of aromatic spices, creating a rich and hearty concoction.

Cabbage Roll Soup captures the essence of the beloved dish but simplifies the preparation process, allowing you to enjoy its deliciousness without the meticulous rolling and baking. The cabbage, infused with the savory broth, becomes tender and imparts its earthy sweetness to the soup, while the combination of ground meat and rice creates a satisfying and hearty texture in each spoonful.

This soup is not just about convenience; it’s a celebration of the comforting and timeless flavors that cabbage rolls bring to the table. The warmth of the broth, the heartiness of the ingredients, and the aromatic blend of spices make Cabbage Roll Soup a go-to option for chilly evenings or when seeking a nourishing bowl of homemade goodness.

Whether served as a stand-alone meal or paired with a slice of crusty bread, Cabbage Roll Soup invites you to experience the familiar and comforting taste of cabbage rolls in a more accessible and convenient form. It’s a culinary embrace that brings the essence of homemade comfort to your bowl, promising a delightful journey with every spoonful.



  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small head cabbage, chopped
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 4 cups beef or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup cooked rice or cauliflower rice (for a low-carb option)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
  • Sour cream (optional, for serving)


  1. In a large soup pot, cook ground beef over medium heat until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Add chopped onions and minced garlic to the pot. Cook until the onions are softened.
  3. Stir in chopped cabbage, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef or vegetable broth, paprika, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, and black pepper.
  4. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the cabbage is tender.
  5. Add cooked rice or cauliflower rice to the soup. Stir well and let it simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Taste and adjust the seasonings if needed.
  7. Serve the cabbage roll soup hot, garnished with fresh chopped parsley. Optionally, top each bowl with a dollop of sour cream.

Nutritional Information (Approximate per serving):

  • Calories: 250-300 kcal
  • Protein: 15-20g
  • Carbohydrates: 15-20g
    • Dietary Fiber: 4-6g
    • Sugars: 6-8g
  • Fat: 15-18g
    • Saturated Fat: 6-8g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 6-8g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2-3g
  • Cholesterol: 40-50mg
  • Sodium: 800-1000mg
  • Potassium: 500-600mg