Potato and Cabbage Soup

This German potato and cabbage soup ("Kartofeel-Weißkohleintopf")  is so delicious on a cool autumn evening. It's traditional for Oktoberfest celebrations as well.

If you are looking for easy soup recipes, try this one. You can use either a green cabbage or savoy cabbage. The savoy cabbage is a milder tasting cabbage, so it's really great for those who really don't like cabbage that much. But since cabbage is so healthy, give it a try.

Potato Cabbage Soup

You'll find this is a great "comfort" soup. Filling and satisfying, it's one that I make often, not just for family, but guests as well. I think you'll like it as well.

German Cabbage and Potato Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb green or savoy cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 lb carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 lb leeks, sliced (wash well!)
  • 1 lb potatoes, cubed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 quarts vegetable broth
  • parsley, salt, pepper
Instructions:
  • Put the first 6 ingredients in a large pot. Bring to boil and simmer until tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper (preferably fresh ground) and sprinkle with chopped parsley just before serving.
Hints:
  • For more flavor, brown the cabbage and onions in some oil first. Then add everything else and continue as above instructions.

If you really like cabbage, then use green cabbage. This recipe is an easy way how to cook cabbage and end up with a soup that satisfies. The recipe below makes enough for 4 people, but I like to double the recipe so that there are leftovers for the next day.

The amounts of vegetables can vary - a bit more of this and a little less of that. This can be a vegetarian dish, or you can always add some smoked sausage or wieners if you wish.

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