Chicken Cabbage Soup

By Rena |

If you are looking for a vegetable soup recipe with cabbage this chicken cabbage soup is right up your alley. It is so delicious, hearty, and filling. Loaded with chicken and vegetables, this chicken cabbage soup recipe is full of flavor and so easy to make. 
cabbage soup made with veggies and chicken

Chicken vegetable soups are so comforting, filling, and nutritious. Loaded with chicken and vegetables to give you the protein needed and nutrients needed for a complete meal. This chicken cabbage soup has everything you will need to satisfy your tummy over lunch. It can easily be made into a keto cabbage soup by omitting the peas and carrots and adding other veggies like broccoli, asparagus, and or zucchini. Make this chicken vegetable recipe for the entire family to enjoy over lunch or dinner.

How to make cabbage soup

  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven or a soup pot over medium-high heat.
  • Cook chicken: Add chicken and cook until golden brown and no longer pink in the inside, about 10-12
    minutes. Set aside on a chopping board and shred it with 2 forks. You may also use a Rotisserie chicken breast to cut down on the cooking time by 12-15 minutes.
  • To the same pot add celery, green peppers, carrots, onions, and stir fry for about 5 minutes. Stir in shredded chicken, cabbage, marinara sauce, and chicken stock. Stir well and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until cabbage is tender.
  • Add in frozen peas, garlic salt, garlic powder, and pepper, mix until well combined. Allow it to simmer for a few minutes more, just until peas are done.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley, then ladle into warm bowls and serve.

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Substitutes and tips

  • Use fresh garlic instead of garlic powder
  • Frozen carrots work
  • Instead of marinara use tomato sauce, one tablespoon of Italian seasoning, and one tablespoon of basil.
  • Fresh parsley is optional if you don’t have any.
  • Serving size one bowl
  • You may use Rotisserie chicken breast to cut down on cook time.
  • Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Reheat in the microwave when ready to eat. You can freeze for up to 3 months.

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Can you freeze cabbage soup

Place leftover chicken cabbage soup in an airtight container and freeze for up to 3 months. Remove from the freezer and either defrost and heat in a microwave or allow is to thaw overnight and reheat in a saucepan.

How to cute cabbage for soup

  • First, wash the cabbage
  • Remove first 2 outer layers of cabbage
  • Cut the cabbage right through the middle
  • Flip the cabbage with flat surface face down onto a cutting board
  • Using a sharp knife either thinly slice cabbage or chop for soup

 

Is cabbage soup keto

Depending on what you put on your cabbage soup will determine if its keto-friendly or not. Load it up with protein, whether you use beef or chicken. Add keto approved veggies that are low in sugar. The cabbage in itself is keto-friendly. Steer away from carrots, peas, and corn. Add veggies like celery, broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus, and zucchini.

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If you like chicken veggie soups you will love this chicken cabbage soup recipe. Leave us a comment in the comment section below with your feedback and let us know what you think. Also, don’t forget to share it with friends and family.

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Chicken Cabbage Soup

Chicken Cabbage Soup

Hearty and comforting soup loaded with chicken, cabbage, veggies, and flavor.
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 8 -10
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast chopped into large pieces to cook faster
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Celery Ribs chopped
  • 1 medium Sweet Onion diced
  • 1 Green Pepper chopped
  • 2 medium Carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 medium Head Cabbage chopped
  • 1 cup Frozen Peas no need to thaw
  • 14 oz Marinara Sauce one can
  • 6 cups Chicken or Vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Pepper
  • Minced fresh parsley optional

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven or a soup pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken and cook until golden brown and no longer pink in the inside, about 10-12 minutes. Set aside on a chopping board and shred it with 2 forks.
  • To the same pot add celery, carrots, green peppers, onions, and stir fry for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in shredded chicken, cabbage, marinara sauce, and chicken stock. Stir well and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until cabbage is tender.
  • Add in frozen peas, garlic salt, garlic powder, and pepper, mix until well combined. Allow it to simmer for a few minutes more, just until peas are done.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley, then pour into warm bowls and serve.

Notes

Substitutes:
  • Use fresh garlic instead of garlic powder
  • Frozen carrots work
  • Instead of marinara use tomato sauce, one tablespoon of Italian seasoning, and one tablespoon of basil.
  • Fresh parsley is optional if you don't have any.
  • Serving size one cup
  • You may use Rotisserie chicken breast to cut down on cook time.
Storage:
Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Reheat in the microwave when ready to eat. You can freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 1176mg | Potassium: 613mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3349IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg
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Chicken Cabbage Soup

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  1. Lorraine St John says

    Chicken cabbage soup vs Vegetarian Detox Cabbage soup.
    Can I just add my roasted chicken breast to this soup?

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