Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Russian Cabbage Soup

A super, easy soup full of zip and zing that can be made in a jiffy. Wonderful for this uplifting time of year. Enjoy!
Love Chef Mel xx

Russian Cabbage Soup
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small turnip julienned
1 carrot julienned
1/2 onion, sliced
1 stalk celery, sliced
4-6 cups spring water
1 cup round cabbage, shredded
2-4 tablespoons sauerkraut
1 tablespoon caraway seeds lightly crushed
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon fresh dill finely chopped

Warm the oil in a pot.
Add the onion and sauté for a minute. Follow with the carrots and continue for sauté for another minute. Repeat with the turnip, and then the celery.
 Add the, cabbage, kombu, a pinch of salt, and enough water to cover. Bring to a boil on a medium flame.
Cover and reduce heat; simmer until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve hot, garnished with fresh dill, sauerkraut and caraway seeds.


  1. Excellent recipe for Russian Cabbage Soup.....Thank You.....x