Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a take on the cabbage soup diet for those who like a bit of spice or zing... The great thing is you can omit or add more of your fav veggies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 head cabbage, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 12 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 12 cup baby carrots, diced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can cut green beans (drained)
  • 12 cup mushroom, diced
  • 1 58 ounces dry onion soup mix
  • 1 (14 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 18 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 12 tablespoons dry basil
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (24 ounce) bottle V8 vegetable juice (spicy - 1 use about 3/4 of the bottle)
  • 1.5 (14 ounce) cans water (i use the stewed tomato can)
  • 2 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 1 dash lemon juice


  1. Combine all items in large stock pot and stir. Bring to boil, if soup seems to thick add a little more water. Simmer for 1 hour.
  2. This makes ALOT, place in a few small containers for the week and then freeze some also.
  3. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

I love veggies, so this soup was a winner with me. Also, I am the type of cook likes to change things up a bit and this recipe is very free flowing. If you like it, add it. If you don't leave it out. It will taste great regardless. Thanks for another good recipe!

Snowpeas April 23, 2012