Cabbage, Sausage, and Potato Soup Recipe

Cabbage, Sausage, and Potato Soup Recipe

How To Make Cabbage, Sausage, and Potato Soup

Stir a pot of this hearty Cabbage, Sausage, and Potato Soup bursting with savory and garlicky flavors that is sure to warm you on cold winter nights!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1lbkielbasa sausage,sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 3medium leeks,sliced into ⅛-inch rounds, white and pale green parts only
  • 2medium carrots,peeled and diced
  • 1celery stalk,diced
  • 1small green cabbage,chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 3garlic cloves,minced
  • 6cupschicken or vegetable stock
  • 1lbred potatoes,diced
  • 1tbspItalian seasoning,homemade or store-bought
  • 1bay leaf
  • kosher salt and freshly-cracked black pepper


  1. Add sausage to a large stockpot and cook over medium heat for about 5 to 6 minutes, stirring and flipping occasionally, until the sausage is lightly browned. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the sausage to a separate plate, and set aside.

  2. Add the olive oil, leeks, carrots, and celery to the pan, and stir to combine. Sauté for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then add the cabbage and garlic, and sauté for 4 more minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add the stock, potatoes, Italian seasoning, bay leaf, cooked sausage, and stir to combine. Continue cooking until the soup reaches a simmer. Then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the potatoes are cooked and tender.

  4. Remove and discard the bay leaf. Taste and season with a few generous pinches of salt and black pepper as needed.

  5. Serve warm. Or refrigerate in sealed containers for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.

Recipe Notes

Depending on how seasoned your sausage is, feel free to stir in a extra few teaspoons of Italian seasoning if it needs some extra flavor. A pinch of crushed red pepper flakes will also help bring out the flavors.


  • Calories: 327.66kcal
  • Fat: 19.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.95g
  • Fiber: 2.28g
  • Sugar: 6.26g
  • Protein: 15.13g
  • Cholesterol: 45.09mg
  • Sodium: 821.69mg
  • Calcium: 52.04mg
  • Potassium: 753.02mg
  • Iron: 2.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 174.19µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.37mg
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