Warm your belly on a cold and crisp fall day with the BEST cabbage soup.


  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 package Jimmy Dean hot sausage
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced finely
  • 2 cloves garlic minced (I used 2 tbsp already minced garlic)
  • 4 cups chopped green cabbage (I used one head
  • 1 package frozen mixed vegetables
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 8 oz. cans tomato sauce
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. crusehd pepper flakes


In a dutch oven or large soup pot, heat oil over medium-high heat add ground beef and sausage.

Season with salt and pepper as desired and cook until browned.

Add diced onion and minced garlic and cook for another 2-3 minutes, until onions are tender.

Add in chopped cabbage, mixed vegetables, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, crushed pepper flakes, bay leaf, and sugar and stir to combine.

Bring soup to a simmer and let cook for about 25 minutes, until cabbage is tender.

Take out the bay leaf and serve with cornbread.



This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.