Cabbage, Kielbasa, and Rice Soup Recipe

Cabbage, Kielbasa, and Rice Soup Recipe

How To Make Cabbage, Kielbasa, and Rice Soup

Use good-quality kielbasa to give this rice soup a rich heartiness that is highlighted by the smoky, garlicky, and peppery flavors of the dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • cupschicken broth,low sodium
  • 1cupwhite rice,long grain
  • 1tbspvegetable oil
  • ¾lbkielbasa
  • 1onion
  • ½mediumgreen cabbage
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine 1¾ cups of the chicken broth with the rice and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook over low heat for 18 minutes, until the rice is tender.

  2. Meanwhile, in a soup pot, heat the oil. Add the kielbasa and cook over moderately high heat for about 4 minutes, until lightly browned.

  3. Add the onion and cabbage and cook for about 6 minutes, until softened. Add the remaining 6 cups of broth and bring to a simmer.

  4. Cook over moderately low heat for 10 minutes until the cabbage is tender. Season with salt and pepper, stir in the rice, and serve.


  • Calories: 654.65kcal
  • Fat: 32.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.69g
  • Trans Fat: 0.33g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.99g
  • Carbohydrates: 61.79g
  • Fiber: 1.09g
  • Sugar: 10.14g
  • Protein: 25.92g
  • Cholesterol: 70.08mg
  • Sodium: 1484.43mg
  • Calcium: 49.75mg
  • Potassium: 861.26mg
  • Iron: 2.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 5.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.29mg
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