French Cabbage Soup

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Mysterygirl

My cousin gave me a cookbook with some French recipes in it for Christmas one year. This recipe was in it and has been a hit with my family ever since. We even sold it to the pool hall for their daily soup special and it was a hit with the general public too. I like a piece of warm french bread served with it.

Top Review by MizzNezz

Good, good, good!!! Lots of flavor! All I added was salt and pepper to taste. Loved the turnip flavor, and also the beans made a hearty addition. This is a "make again very soon" soup! Thanks for posting this one.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop up all vegetables.
  2. Place butter in soup pot over medium heat.
  3. Once melted, add the cabbage, leeks, carrot, turnip, onion, celery and garlic.
  4. Stir occasionally until the vegetables are tender, but not browned.
  5. Peel potatoes and cut into large pieces.
  6. Add potatoes and drained beans to pot.
  7. Add the water and broth.
  8. Season to taste with salt & pepper.
  9. Simmer for 1 hour.
  10. Cut smoked sausage into small pieces and fry until browned.
  11. To serve, place a few pieces of sausage in the bottom of your soup bowl and ladle the soup over them.

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