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Cabbage and Bean Soup Recipe

This easy cabbage and bean soup recipe is loaded with fresh vegetables, cabbage, beans, and spices. A great high-fiber recipe if you’re looking for a lighter meal option.

This soup is hearty, tasty, comforting, and so versatile. It’s great as a lunch or light dinner, served with a thick slice of crusty 4-ingredient bread.

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This easy bean and cabbage soup is loaded with hearty veggies and plant protein. It’s light enough for lunch, but is protein-packed to keep you full until dinner.
 
This soup is warm, cozy, and is full of bright and fresh ingredients. And it’s made with whole ingredients, and is high in fiber to help keep you fuller longer. This recipe takes classic cabbage soup up a notch!

This Bean and Cabbage Soup Recipe Is

  • Fresh
  • Hearty
  • Nutritious
  • Versatile
  • Loaded with Flavor
  • High in Fiber!
  • Earthy
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Easy High Fiber Recipes

This is a great recipe to make for a high fiber light meal. It’s especially good after overindulging a bit during the holiday season, especially when you have great things on the menu like turkey (or Tofurkey), gravy, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie.

This soup is a great way to getting your veggies in, as well as some beans for plant-based protein.

What’s In This Cabbage Soup with Beans?

I get fresh produce from my garden and from Misfits Market– they sell fantastic fruit, vegetables, & pantry staples at a discounted price. We get Misfit boxes every other week and love picking out favorite produce for delivery. Get $10 off your first box here!

Using Canned Beans Versus Homemade

While I love the convenience of canned beans, I usually cook dry beans from scratch in my pressure cooker – the texture is better and it’s more affordable.  I use a larger 7.5-Quart Instant Pot which is larger than the standard model so I can batch cook more at a time. 

If you don’t already have one, the Instant Pot works wonders for cooking dried beans fast, no soaking required! While canned beans are super convenient, they are often loaded with sodium.  If you buy canned beans, I always recommend using a no salt added variety so you can control the amount of salt in your dish. 

Next time you reach for the canned beans, think about investing in a pressure cooker instead! Homemade beans are incredibly cost efficient, and you can add seasonings and spices to the beans while they cook for extra flavor.

Make Cabbage Soup Vegan for a Plant-Based Version

This vegan cabbage and bean soup is a simple way to get extra veggies in your diet. I’m all about making recipes plant-based when I can. Vegan cooking does NOT have to be bland, boring, or flavorless… It’s quite the opposite when done right. By building meals around vegan pantry staples and swapping in a few plant-based ingredients you can make better meals for you and your family.

I made a list of my 125 favorite vegan pantry ingredients that we use on a weekly basis, and check out all my vegan recipes here that are on The Herbeevore. These easy and tasty recipes are fantastic meatless and dairy free meals for your table.

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How Do I Make This Bean and Cabbage Soup?

  • To a large soup pot, heat the olive oil over low heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté for 6 to7 minutes, until vegetables begin to glisten.
  • To the pot, add the carrots, celery, cabbage, tomatoes, beans, vegetable stock, garlic salt, and thyme.  Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook over low heat for about 45 minutes. The soup should be done when the cabbage and carrots are cooked all the way through.
  • Stir in fresh parsley and lemon juice, and taste for seasoning (add more salt if needed). Enjoy!

High Fiber Soup Recipes That Are Good For You

This recipe doesn’t detoxify anything specific from your body. But it is a very high fiber recipe that is low in calories. One bowl of this soup has over 50% of your daily fiber recommendations. High fiber foods are scientifically proven to keep you full longer. And high-fiber foods can really help clean you out, in a few different ways!

Dietary Modifications

  • This Soup is Vegan, Vegetarian, and Dairy Free
  • It is also Gluten Free
  • It is Low Calorie and can be made Oil Free by omitting the olive oil.
  • To make this recipe low carb and Keto, you can substitute cooked ground beef instead of the beans, or tofu if vegan.
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More High Fiber Soup Recipes You’ll Love!

Lemony White Bean Soup 

Roasted Carrot Ginger Soup 

Creamy Minestrone Soup 

French Carrot Lentil Soup 

Coconut Milk Cream of Mushroom Soup

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Cabbage and Bean Soup

Kelly Jensen
This hearty cabbage and bean soup is loaded with fresh vegetables, cabbage, beans, and spices. A great high-fiber recipe if you're looking for a lighter meal option.  Serve as a light lunch or dinner, with a salad or slice of thick rustic bread.
4.95 from 19 votes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 279 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • To a large soup pot, heat the olive oil over low heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and sauté for 6 to7 minutes, until vegetables begin to glisten.
  • To the pot, add the carrots, celery, cabbage, tomatoes, beans, vegetable stock, garlic salt, and thyme.  Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook over low heat for about 45 minutes. The soup should be done when the cabbage and carrots are cooked all the way through.
  • Stir in fresh parsley and lemon juice, and taste for seasoning (add more salt if needed). Enjoy!

Notes

Save Money on Fresh Groceries & Pantry Staples!

I get all the fresh produce for my recipes from my garden and from Misfits Market – they sell organic produce at a discounted price, and it’s purchased direct from farmers to reduce food waste. We get Misfit boxes every other week and love picking out our favorite seasonal produce.  Save up to 40% off grocery store prices.
If you think produce delivery is too expensive… think again, and give Misfits Market a try!

Nutrition

Calories: 279kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 227mgPotassium: 678mgFiber: 12gSugar: 11gVitamin A: 8546IUVitamin C: 114mgCalcium: 139mgIron: 2mg
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4 Comments

  1. Angelica

    4 stars
    Question: I noticed the celery doesn’t say “chopped” or anything. Are you putting it in whole and taking it out at the end just for flavor?

    P.S. I ended up making a modified version of this recipe, and it came out pretty tasty! I also added a sprinkle of cayenne for a little “oomph” 😛

    • The Herbeevore

      Hi Angelica, it’s supposed to be ‘chopped’ – thank you for noticing that! I will fix it in the recipe. So glad you enjoyed it, and great idea with the cayenne pepper!
      – Kelly

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