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Cabbage & Tomato Soup
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Cabbage & Tomato Soup

Cabbage & Tomato Soup


  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil
  • One yellow onion, rough chopped
  • 1 head green cabbage, rough chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • One 28 ounce can whole peeled tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon each smoked paprika, cumin, ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 12 cups chicken broth
  • Two 1 pound smoked turkey thighs, or smoked ham hocks
  • Extra virgin olive oil & grated parmesan to finish


  1. Heat oil in a large pot, and cook onion over medium heat until just beginning to soften, about 5 minutes
  2. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 30 to 45 seconds
  3. Add cabbage, and cook stirring often a couple minutes
  4. Then add everything else - squishing the tomatoes with your hand to break them up as you put them in
  5. Bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer and cover with a lid
  6. Cook 30 minutes, remove turkey or pork, pull off the meat, chop up and add to the soup
  7. Drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle with the parm - serve