Rice and Cabbage Soup

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 20 min.
Total: 1 hr. 40 min.
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  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 2 lbs cabbage, trimmed and quartered
  • 2 onions, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1/2 quart hot chicken broth (or beef broth)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 Tbs Swiss cheese, grated


  • Place pot of salted water on stove.
  • Cook rice and cabbage in pot for 1 hour. Drain well and discard water.
  • In saucepan, warm the butter and sauté onions for 5 minutes.
  • Add onions to pot with rice and cabbage.
  • Add hot broth to pot and bring to a boil.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Blend if desired.
  • Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 171
  Calories from Fat 38 (22%)
(7%)Total Fat 4g
(12%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(3%)Cholesterol 10mg
(11%)Sodium 260mg
(10%)Potassium 345mg
Total Carbohydrate 29g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(9%)Protein 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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