Grandma's Beef Cabbage Soup

Total Time
30hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 hrs

Another recipe my grandma was famous for- a very simple soup that freezes well. Perfect for winter (or anytime, if you ask me)!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs beef roast (you pick the type of roast)
  • 1 medium onion, cut into rings
  • 1 bunch celery, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 bunch carrot, cleaned and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 head cabbage, chopped into small chunks
  • 1 (12 ounce) can beef broth
  • salt & pepper


  1. Cut roast into small pieces and place in crockpot.
  2. Season well with salt and pepper.
  3. Add beef broth and onions.
  4. Turn crockpot on lowest setting for at least 24 hours.
  5. Add vegetables and reseason with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Recover crockpot and allow to cook for at least another 6-12 hours.
  7. Serve hot.
  8. Great with salad and fresh bread.
Most Helpful

I think this was the longest I have ever cooked soup (LOL) It made a very flavorful soup with a rich beef broth. When I added the vegetables there wasn't a lot of broth so I added another can of beef broth because we like a lot of broth in our soup. Thanks Stephany Troi

bullwinkle November 17, 2004