Spicy Sausage & Cabbage Soup

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

My BF and I decided to improvise in the kitchen tonight and came up with this wonderful soup. It has a bit of a kick but awesome flavor. We both stuffed ourselves. All measurements are estimated, we were having too much fun throwing things in the pot. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, saute cabbage and onion in butter and olive oil on HIGH heat until onions start to soften.
  2. Add remaining ingredients EXCEPT rice and bring to a boil.
  3. Once boiling, reduce heat and cover. Simmer until sausage is done and cabbage is tender.
  4. Add rice and return heat to HIGH. Simmer uncovered until rice is cooked.


Most Helpful

O.K. I never rate anything but this was amazing. I made it for the first time and my husband had four bowls. That's not like him at all. I used Pickapeppa sauce instead of red pepper flakes. Will definately make this again!

jana eady November 21, 2014

Great alternative to the typical Sour Kraut and Sausage for your New Year's Day meal. I wanted something spicier so this recipe was perfect. If you like the heat, try spicy Italian sausage. I browned the sausage and added slightly browned cubed potatoes. Used 1 of the 2 teaspoons of garlic when sautéing the cabbage and onions. Used tomato bouillon instead of chicken bouillon.1 teaspoon a red pepper flakes and ½ teaspoon of cayenne pepper. Good heat. A full head of cabbage would be fine too. Overall, it was easy and tasty. I will probably make this again. Thanks!

wickywacky January 01, 2011

Awesome! Didn't use sage, and used sweet italian links, a whole head of cabbage, 2 cans of tomatoes, already cooked rice and 2 cups of extra broth. So easy! Cooked the sausage first in the pot, added onion, then dumped the cabbage in, followed by the other ingredients.

sugarlovinmom March 13, 2010

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