Oma's Potato and Cabbage Soup

➤ by Oma Gerhild Fulson

German Potato and Cabbage Soup perfect any time of the year.This time I browned a pound of ground lean beef with the onion and cabbage ... WUNDERBAR!

This German potato and cabbage soup  is so delicious on a cool autumn evening. It's traditional for Oktoberfest celebrations as well. In fact, it tastes wunderbar anytime of the year!

If you are looking for easy soup recipes, try this one. It's such quick recipe that's easy to throw together. You can make so many changes to this potato and cabbage soup, creating your own version!

It's actually a great way use of those veggies that are languishing in your fridge crisper.

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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/vegan dish, or you can always add some smoked sausage or wieners if you wish.

Soup making is very forgiving. Quantities don't really matter. Add more or less of anything! Keep tasting as you go along, and you'll soon master the soup-making skill! Really!

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In the photo of the soup above, I browned a pound of lean ground beef along with the onions and cabbage in some olive oil. Once they were nicely browned, I added everything else and continued with the recipe.

The result? A wonderful broth and a marvelous flavor. Add vinegar and freshly ground black pepper at the end. WUNDERBAR!

German Potato and Cabbage Soup perfect any time of the year.

Here I'm cooking a HUGE pot full of potato and cabbage soup. Love having leftovers so we can enjoy this for several days. Sometimes I'll add some kale to the leftovers and make a whole new soup!

Oma says:

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. You'll find this is a great "comfort" soup. Make it vegan or add meat. 

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. 

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Oma's Potato and Cabbage Soup

This German potato and cabbage soup  is so delicious on a cool autumn evening. It's traditional for Oktoberfest celebrations as well. In fact, it tastes wunderbar anytime of the year!

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes

Total Time

40 minutes

Servings:

Makes 4 - 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb green or savoy cabbage, shredded
  • ½ lb carrots, sliced
  • ½ lb leeks, sliced (wash well!)
  • 1 lb potatoes, cubed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1½ quarts vegetable broth
  • parsley, salt, pepper

Instructions:

  1. Put the first 6 ingredients in a large pot. Bring to boil and simmer until tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. Season with salt and pepper (preferably fresh ground) and sprinkle with chopped parsley just before serving.

Notes/Hints:

  • For more flavor, brown the cabbage and onions in some oil first. Then add everything else and continue as above instructions.
  • Add some smoked sausage or kielbasa to the soup as it is simmering, if you wish.
  • Season with Vegeta and/or Maggi
  • Adding a tablespoon of vinegar and some caraway seeds is optional

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German Potato and Cabbage Soup perfect any time of the year.

Oma's Potato and Cabbage Soup made Just like Oma



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Oma's Potato and Cabbage Soup made Just like Oma


This German potato and cabbage soup, or eintopf, is so delicious on a cool autumn evening. It's traditional and perfect for the Oktoberfest celebrations.


Ingredients: cabbage, carrots, leeks, potatoes,

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