Cooler weather is here…it’s time to break out the long sleeves, jackets, & toe socks! And it’s time for some soul-warming soup, like Sausage & Cabbage Soup…not one of the most nutritious, but definitely one of the easiest & most comforting. To improve the nutritional value, make sure to use sausage that is free of nitrites & made from antibiotic & hormone free meat.

Sausage & Cabbage Soup

Yield: 8 servings

Fabulous with a piece of crusty bread to sop up all the wonderful flavors!

  • 2 pounds smoked sausage, thinly sliced
  • 1 head cabbage, shredded
  • 1 can cream of celery soup
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 soup cans water, or more
  • 8 ounces processed American cheese


Brown sausage in a 5-quart Dutch oven. Add cabbage; wilt for 3-5 minutes. Stir in soups & water; bring to a simmer. Add cheese; stir until melted. More water can be added to achieve the desired consistency, just bring back to a simmer after adding. Serve immediately.