Recipe By sal
Published Aug 27th
Prep 15m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 45m
Servings 5 servings Calories 262.8

This is a delicious creamy vegetable soup with bacon.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 cup cubed potatoes
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 (9 ounce) package frozen green beans
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. 2 In a stockpot or large saucepan, combine the water, cabbage, carrot, potatoes, celery and green beans. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 20 minutes. Stir together the milk and flour, pour into the soup and mix well. Simmer for another half an hour or until thick. Serve warm with biscuits.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 262.8
  • Carbohydrate 21 g
  • Cholesterol 26.8 mg
  • Fat 16.3 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Protein 8.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 5.7 g
  • Sodium 350.1 mg
  • Sugar 7 g

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  1. As is decent base... but needs real seasoning help. Adding a spoonful or chicken base helped immensely. Added a few shakes of some italian seasoning and fresh cracked pepper and then it was nice soup
  2. I loved making this purple soup! I mean how fun is it to eat purple food?! It definitely needed some modifications though. I started by cooking an onion is some of the bacon fat then simmered the soup with 2 bay leaves garlic salt and loads of black pepper. It tasted good but still a - Read more ...
  3. This was good soup chowdery and purple! I added onions and used peas instead of the green beans and used oregano and some garlic powder and it was flavorful. The cooked cabbage and bacon and onion makes it smell and taste a bit like a loaded hot dog! Different but I don't think I'll make - Read more ...
  4. I had a head of red cabbage to use up and wasn't interested in making a slaw so this recipe fit the bill perfectly. I made a couple changes based on what I had. I subbed frozen corn for the beans. I added some chopped onions. I used chix stock instead of water (to enhance - Read more ...
  5. Well perhaps you are supposed to use pre-shredded red cabbage but I shredded my own. Is it supposed to be purple? Otherwise it tasted fine but I would agree that it needed some seasonings like season salt or dill & oregano.
  6. I used onion instead of celery and it was quite good. Next time I would omit the green beans and replace them with more potatoes. I also added salt pepper and dill. Thyme would probably work well instead of dill or just use seasoned salt.