Cabbage and Meatball Soup 30 Minute Recipes

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Stir fry cut Green BeansAdd Frozen MeatballsGreen CabbageAdd ingredients to broth
Stir fry cut Green Beans
Stir fry cut Green Beans
Add Frozen Meatballs
Add Frozen Meatballs
Green Cabbage
Green Cabbage
Add ingredients to broth
Add ingredients to broth

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: Serves 6 to 8


  • 1 Whole Cabbage, Chopped
  • 1/2 Bag of 1 lb Frozen Meatballs
  • 2 Cans Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 lb Fresh Green Beans (string beans), Cut in half
  • 1 Small White Onion, Chopped
  • 1 Tb Fresh Parsley, Chopped
  • 1 Tb Garlic, Minced
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Majoram
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tsp Maggi
  • 1 Tb Olive Oil
  1. Stir fry onions, green beans and frozen meatballs in large non-stick skillet or Wok with one table spoon Olive Oil - Cook until tender -- add chopped garlic and parsley
  2. Bring canned chicken broth to a boil
  3. Add chopped cabbage to broth, add salt & pepper (to taste). Add Marjoram,Oregano and Maggi
  4. Add cooked meatballs, onion, green beans to broth (add water as needed) to broth
  5. Bring to a second boil, lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes

You can also freeze unused portions of this soup to enjoy later.

Health Benefits

Health Benefits of...

  • Of Cabbage

Vitamin C, magnesium, calcium, potassium, manganese, folic acid, and Vitamin B6

Great source of antioxidants, promotes intestinal health, Cancer Prevention-Protective against Breast cancer, lung cancer, bladder, and prostrate

  • Fresh Green Beans

Vitamin A, B-12, B-6, B-1, C, iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, and potassium

Fiber content, helps reduce cholesterol. Carotenoid in the beans provide antioxidants for the eyes

  • Chicken Broth

Boosts immune system, aids digestion, increases efficiency of protein use, provides easily digestible minerals, including calcium.

  • Onions

Onions contain Vitamin B1, B6, C, Chromium, Calcium, folic acid and vitamin K.

Boost beneficial HDL cholesterol, thins the blood, retards blood clotting, lowers total blood cholesterol, lowers triglycerides, lowers blood pressure.

  • Meatballs

High quality protein source, iron, zinc, B-12

Protein regulates body composition, boots bone health, and gastrointestinal functions.

"Zinc deficiencies occur in up to 12 percent of all Americans and in almost 50 percent of those over 65, according to Emily Ho of the Linus Pauling Institute."

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Brigitte Thompson 3 years ago from Austin, TX Author

Thank You!

Dave 3 years ago

Tasted awesome!

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