This cabbage soup reminds me a lot of childhood. My mother used to make it a lot, and with time, it turned to be one of my favorite soup recipes.

cabbage soup

The soup is comforting and healthy, spicy and flavorful, the combination of cabbage with dill and thyme is simply perfect. This soup is made without meat, and it is said that cabbage soup is a great dish for those who are trying to loose weight. So, hope you will try it out.


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This Cabbage Soup is is one of the best soups ever, it is healthy, spicy and flavorful, the combination of cabbage with dill and thyme is simply perfec
Servings 8 servings
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins


  • 2 pounds (800-1000 g) cabbage , finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion , sliced
  • 2 carrots , sliced
  • 1 parsley root , diced
  • 1 cup celery root , diced
  • 1 red pepper , diced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 3 tomatoes , puree
  • 2 quarts (2 liters) vegetable stock or chicken stock or water
  • 1 chili pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill , chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme , chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • In a stock pot heat oil over medium-low heat. Cook onion, carrots, celery, parsley, red pepper and saute  for about 5 minutes. Add paprika, tomato puree and stir.
  • Add the vegetable stock and cabbage and bring to boil. Reduce heat, add chili pepper,cover and simmer until vegetables are tender to bite. 
  • Add dill, thyme salt and pepper if still needed, simmer 2 more minutes and remove from heat. 
  • Serve with sour cream and freshly baked bread.


Serving: 1gCalories: 100kcalCarbohydrates: 15.7gProtein: 3.4gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0.6gSugar: 6.9g
Calories: 100kcal
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Romanian
Keyword: cabbage and dill soup, cabbage dishes, cabbage recipes, cabbage soup, healthy cabbage soup, how to cook with cabbage, light cabbage soup, loosing weight soup

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  1. Sandra Author says:

    Cabbage, dill and thyme; very interesting and very good for digestion.

  2. Peggy Author says:

    Love the combination of flavors in this soup!

  3. Lenna Author says:

    Amazing soup! I cooked it today and ate almost the whole pot 🙂

  4. Sophia Author says:

    Love cabbage soup! I used to have a recipe for it but I guess I must have lost it and out of sight out of mind. I never thought much about until I saw your recipe and then remembered I really liked this. Now I am going to be making this one soon! I have you added to my favs!

  5. betty Author says:

    stunning presentations–in all offerings. a delight for me. and i thank my good luck in finding you…betty

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