Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Manami

This is real comfort food! It is easy to prepare and oh so yummy. Recipe courtesy: Sara Moulton, 2003 - Television Food Network.

Top Review by CrazyDiamondGirl

Enjoy sweet and sour. Enjoy Borscht. I would make it again, but I am in no rush.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot heat olive oil over moderate heat and cook the onions until translucent.
  2. Add the minced garlic and crushed red pepper flakes and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in the balsamic vinegar and the brown sugar and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the cabbage and stir to combine.
  5. Add the tomatoes and the chicken stock and bring to a simmer.
  6. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  7. Simmer the soup uncovered, for 30-40 minutes until the cabbage is very tender.
  8. Taste soup and adjust seasoning with a bit more balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, salt &/or pepper.
  9. Stir in parsley.
  10. Serve hot with a dollop of sour cream and fresh chives.

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