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sausage and cabbage soup with veggies

Sausage and Cabbage Soup

Sausage and Cabbage Soup is loaded with juicy kielbasa and tender vegetables in a velvety cream broth flavored with herbs and spices.

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Irish, Polish
Keyword Sausage and Cabbage Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 559 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 pound Polska kielbasa or smoked sausage - sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 5 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pound potatoes diced
  • 2 medium carrots sliced
  • 4 cups green cabbage chopped
  • 1 stalk celery sliced
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped


  1. Place a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, and add olive oil, once hot add the onion and cook stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add sausage, garlic, Italian seasoning, dried basil, and oregano, stir, and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add celery, carrot, diced potatoes, cabbage, chicken broth, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Stir.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  5. Place a small saucepan over medium heat and once hot add the butter. Melt it and stir in flour cook it for 1-2 minutes and little by little, while stirring, add milk and half and half. Whisk until smooth and bubbly.
  6. Add the cream mixture to the soup, stir, get a potato masher, and mash half of the veggies in the soup.
  7. If the soup, is too thick, add a little more broth. Allow simmering for 5 minutes.

  8. Remove from heat, sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Sausage and Cabbage Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 559 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 927mg40%
Potassium 681mg19%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 4235IU85%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 164mg16%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.