Spicy Cabbage Soup

Spicy Cabbage Soup

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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, roasted see link in recipe notes (or use garlic granules)
  • 8 cups beef broth, divided
  • 8 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 Tbsp dried parsley
  • 4 tsp onion powder
  • cayenne pepper, to taste
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 3 cups kale, chopped or spinach


  • Brown ground beef in a stock pot over medium-high heat. Remove from pot and set aside.
  • Add celery, onion, roasted garlic and 1/2 cup broth. Scrape the bottom of the pan to deglaze and cook until celery is tender.
  • Stir in tomato paste, parsley, onion powder, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  • Add cabbage, kale and remaining broth and simmer 10 minutes.
  • Add ground beef back to pan and simmer an additional 10 minutes.


1 serving = 4 oz protein, 2 cups vegetables
Click here for Roasted Garlic recipe.