Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup #SundaySupper

Signs you know it’s Spring-

You’ve eaten your fill of Corned Beef and Cabbage.  You can’t possibly drink any more green beer.  You might have even kissed a Blarney Stone….  Now what?  If your household is anything like mine, you’re probably serving reubens and trying to figure out what to do with all the leftover fresh cabbage.  Maybe I’m the only one with this problem?

Nonetheless, I’ve got the perfect way to use up about 1/4 head of fresh cabbage.  Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup!  It’s so tasty, and it’s a nice change of pace now that we’re moving into spring.  Plus, it’s super easy to make.  If you like apple cider vinegar, you’re going to love how this tastes!  It’s tangy and filled with yummy veggies.  

The prep takes less than 15 minutes, and then you only have to simmer it for about an hour and a half.  It’s so easy!  I love making this the same day that I’m making my St. Patty’s Day feast, and then I’ll eat this soup for the next several days.  Maybe it just makes me feel better eating something healthy the week after gorging myself on cabbage and potatoes swimming in butter…..


  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 head green cabbage, chopped
  • 2 medium potatoes, diced
  • 1, 14.5 oz. can of diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 quarts of water
  • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Base such as “Better Than Bouillon” (can use chicken base if vegetable base is unavailable)
  • salt and pepper to taste

In a large pot, heat the carrots, celery, garlic, and onion over medium-low heat for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.  When the vegetables are hot, add the rest of the ingredients.  Simmer on low for one and a half hours.  Serve.  (see- I told you it was easy!)

If you like this, you should check out what the other Sunday Supper Contributors have planned for our Springtime feast!  

Green and Spring Dishes Menu Includes:

Baked Eggs with Shaved Asparagus and Proscuitto by The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen
Shrimp and Leek Quiche by Gourmet Drizzles
Spinach and Cheddar Quiche for St. Patrick’s Day Brunch by Supper For A Steal
Asparagus and Spring Onion Frittatta by Country Girl in the Village
Egg Bake with Spring Onions, Asparagus and Artichokes by The Wimpy Vegetarian
Apps, Bread, Salads, Soups and Dressings:
Gluten Free Irish Soda Bread by The Meltaways
Strawberry, Avocado, Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette by Daily Dish Recipes
Asparagus Gazpacho by The Not So Cheesy Kitchen
Spinach Bacon Salad by In The Kitchen with Audrey
Anchovy and Egg Salad by Pescetarian Journal
Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup by Fast Food to Fresh Food
Asparagus Red Pepper Salad by No One Likes Crumbley Cookies
White Asparagus & Salmon Spring Salad by Family Foodie
Chicken-Strawberry Field Green Salad w/Strawberry Balsamic Dressing by The Weekend Gourmet
Bacon & Egg Spring Salad by Daddy Knows Less
Green Garbanzo Hummus by Soni’s Food
Main and Sides:
Pea Shoot Risotto by Small Wallet, Big Appetite
Creamy Meyer Lemon Pasta by Juanita’s Cocina
Sweet Ginger Scallion Noodles by What Smells So Good?
Asparagus Pesto w/Heirloom Fingerlings and Orecchiette by Webicurean
Coddle for St. Patrick’s Day by Noshing With The Nolands
Corned Beef Cabbage Rolls by Curious Cuisiniere
Brown Butter Brussels Sprouts with Gruyère and Hazelnuts by Hip Foodie Mom
Raw Cucumber Sandwich with Avocado and Spinach Sauce by Mama’s Blissful Bites
Berry Tacos by Peanut Butter and Peppers
Asparagus and Prosciutto Bundles by Diabetic Foodie
Caramelized Grapes and Brie Whole Wheat Galette by Vintage Kitchen
Pink Water Kimchi (Nabak Kimchi) by Kimchi Mom
Key Lime Cheesecake by The Foodie Army Wife
Irish Coffee Ice Cream with Caramel Whiskey Sauce by 30A Eats
Coconut Raspberry Layer Cake by Gotta Get Baked
Fresh Mango Berry Mousse With Coconut Cream by Sue’s Nutrition Buzz
Chocolate Mint Brownies by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Strawberry Sorbet by Magnolia Days
Cadbury Creme Egg Pull-Apart Sweet Rolls by Chocolate Moosey
Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Meyer Lemon Ice Cream Sandwiches by Cravings of a Lunatic
Lemon Roll Cake by The Ninja Baker
Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream by Kudos Kitchen by Renee
Candied Flowers by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
Lemon Citrus Cookies by Mom’s Test Kitchen
Mini Fruit Tarts by Big Bear’s Wife
Faux Fried Ice Cream by Neighborfood
Watergate Salad by Cupcakes and Pearls Blog
Good-for-You Strawberry Tiramisu Cheesecake Cups by Cupcakes & Kale Chips
Guinness Beer Milkshake by The Urban Mrs
Wines to Pair with Springtime #SundaySupper Dishes by ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

Please be sure you join us on Twitter throughout the day during #SundaySupper. We’ll be meeting up at 6:00 p.m. Central Time for our weekly #SundaySupper live chat where we’ll talk about our favorite Springtime recipes!
All you have to do is follow the #SundaySupper hashtag, or you can follow us through TweetChat! Can’t wait to see you there!

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