Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup Recipe

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Marilyn Schmidt Modified: March 24, 2022
Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup Recipe

How To Make Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

Corned beef and cabbage create a delicious and filling soup. Add tomatoes to this cabbage soup for an added layer of flavor and potatoes to make it starchy.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 35 minutes
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes



  • 2tspolive oil
  • 2leeks,whites and light green only, chopped
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • 3medium carrots,chopped
  • 1yellow pepper,chopped
  • 1lblean corned beef brisket,cooked
  • 6cupswater
  • 2bay leaves
  • ¼cupparsley,chopped plus more for garnish
  • 1large potato,peeled and cubed
  • 1small head cabbage,cored and chopped
  • fresh pepper,to taste


  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium low heat.

  2. Add leeks and sauté until soft, about 4 to 5 minutes; add garlic, carrots, and yellow pepper and sauté for about 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Add corned beef, peppercorns or seasoning packet that comes with the corned beef, bay leaves, parsley and water; cover and bring to a boil.

  4. Simmer covered on low heat for 3 hours, until the meat becomes tender.

  5. Remove the corned beef, set it on a cutting board and shred with a fork.

  6. Return it to the pot then add the cabbage and potatoes, taste for salt and pepper and adjust as needed.

  7. Cook until the potatoes and cabbage are tender, about 45 more minutes.

  8. In a skillet heat oil over medium-low heat, add leeks and sauté until soft, about 4 to 5 minutes; add garlic and cook 2 minutes.

  9. Transfer to the slow cooker with carrots, yellow pepper, corned beef, potatoes, peppercorns, bay leaves, parsley, and water.

  10. Cover and cook on High until corned beef is tender, 4¼ hours.

  11. Remove the corned beef, set it on a cutting board and shred with a fork, return to the pot, arrange cabbage over corned beef, cover, and continue cooking on High until cabbage is tender for 45 minutes.

  12. Press Saute and add the oil, leeks, garlic, carrot, and yellow peppers, saute until soft, for 4 to 5 minutes while stirring.

  13. Add the corned beef, peppercorns, bay leaves, parsley, and water.

  14. Cover and cook high pressure for 90 minutes, until the meat is tender. Press Quick or Natural release.

  15. Remove the corned beef, set it on a cutting board, and shred it with a fork.

  16. Return to the pot, add the potatoes and cabbage, and cook high pressure 8 minutes, until tender. Press Quick-release and serve.


  • Calories: 414.53kcal
  • Fat: 22.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.53g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.15g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.19g
  • Fiber: 7.92g
  • Sugar: 8.32g
  • Protein: 21.09g
  • Cholesterol: 85.28mg
  • Sodium: 129.64mg
  • Calcium: 144.84mg
  • Potassium: 1110.29mg
  • Iron: 4.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 359.96µg
  • Vitamin C: 145.97mg
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