Scandinavian Brown Cabbage Soup

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Somogirl

This is a simple yet wonderful recipe. It's from House & Garden Magazine 1964. I make it often in the winter. Looking at the ingredients you'd never guess how delicious it is. Everyone I serve this to loves it! By the way, I'm vegetarian so I use canned vegetable broth instead.

Top Review by BarbryT

A bit sweet, a bit peppery, altogether delicious. I was surprised at how long it took to cook the sugar in the butter, until brown. But I cooked it on v-e-r-y low. Worth every minute it took at make. Undoubtedly, I shall make this soup again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a heavy kettle. Stir in sugar and cook until browned. Do not scorch.
  2. Add cabbage and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer covered 1 hour.

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