Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

My mom wanted to try this diet, and made a huge pot of this soup, and she didn't like it. I think it is wonderful!! Although I am not on the "Cabbage Soup Diet", I make this soup often, and I love it!! This recipe makes a BIG pot of soup. It also freezes well, so don't sweat the leftovers!:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large pot coated with cooking spray, cook first 8 ingredients until crisp-tender, adding 3-4 tbs of broth if necessary, to prevent burning.
  2. Add broth, tomatoes, onion soup mix, salt, and pepper.
  3. Boil 10 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer until veggies are tender (about 30 minutes), adding water to cover, if necessary.


Most Helpful

I don't think I could ever go on the cabbage soup diet, but I do like this simple recipe. It's a very chunky vegetable soup that certainly filled my stomach and was easy to make. Next time I might add some fresh herbs, just to give it slightly more distinct flavour.

Sackville June 13, 2002

I thought this soup was VERY yummy! I really didn't expect that out of a "diet" soup! I ate one bowl of it and I am sooo full now! I didn't expect it too be so filling ethier, which is good!!! I didn't use the leeks in it or celery, since I didn't have any. I added the whole pack onion soup mix..for six servings. I also added a little garlic powder, onion salt, and lots of salt and pepper! Can you tell I like my food salty!! Anyways, I will be making it again sometime. It is a good way to use veggies in the frig. that are on the verge of going bad. That's what I did! Thanks for this recipe. Does anyone know how many cals are in the soup the way I made it?

buttercup0009 December 04, 2002

When I was a kid my grandmother went on the "cabbage Soup Diet". The diet went, but the soup has remained one of my favorites. I would eat this stuff by the gallon when I was young. Now that I am a busy mom and a vegan, this is a terrific soup to have around the house. I am so glad someone posted this!! Thanks!!

Bixer October 31, 2002

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