Quick Cabbage Soup Recipes

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Cabbage is a nutritious cruciferous vegetable that's low in calories, high in vitamin A, and still low carb. It is also a source of natural calcium and magnesium. With all that going for it, this often overlooked vegetable is also versatile. It can be steamed, fried, boiled, or eaten raw, and it makes a tasty main ingredient for soups. For this recipe, I buy shredded cabbage to keep on hand in the refrigerator and make soup fresh for lunch in small amounts. This way the cabbage doesn't become soggy and overcooked but retains that hint of crispness. Around my family, I call this Egg Fu Yung Soup as the blend of flavors reminds me very much of flavors found in that dish.

Cabbage egg soup
Cabbage egg soup

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 15 min
Yields: 2 bowls


  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 handfuls shredded cabbage, (about 1 cup or so)
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 eggs beaten


  1. Bring broth to a boil.
  2. Add cabbage and onion and boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Drop beaten egg into the liquid a little at a time and stir.
  4. Boil one minute or until egg is done.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition per Bowl

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 bowl (1/2 the recipe)
Calories 116
Calories from Fat54
% Daily Value *
Fat 6 g9%
Saturated fat 2 g10%
Unsaturated fat 4 g
Carbohydrates 5 g2%
Sugar 3 g
Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 11 g22%
Cholesterol 186 mg62%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Easy Cabbage Soup Changeups

Add one or more of the following ingredients for a flavorful changeup:

  • Shredded chicken
  • Shrimp
  • Rice
  • Canned tomatoes

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Comments 6 comments

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Jackie Lynnley 4 years ago from The Beautiful South

Interesting, sort of a dumpling dish without the bread? I love cabbage....and onion.

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Donna Sundblad 4 years ago from Georgia Author

You're right Jackie. Dumplings work in this soup, but without the dumplings it's much lower calorie, quicker to make and still is satisfying.

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lee custodio 4 years ago

i like that its fast, easy, and requires few ingredients.

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Donna Sundblad 4 years ago from Georgia Author

That's what I like about it, too Lee. Little prep, short cook time, and tastes good. :)

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wabash annie 3 years ago from Colorado Front Range

A good soup is one of my favorite meals and this one sounds wonderful. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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Donna Sundblad 3 years ago from Georgia Author

Thanks Wabash, it's easy and tasty. Perfect for a quick lunch.

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