Stuffed Cabbage Soup with Beef and Rice

If you love stuffed cabbage but have no time or energy to make it, try its soup version. This Stuffed Cabbage Soup with Beef and Rice makes you equally happy!

Shortcut cabbage rolls in the form of soup.




  1. Heat olive oil in a pot and cook diced onion until translucent. Add in ground beef and 1 tablespoon water. Cook it stirring occasionally for about 10 minutes.
  2. Add garlic cloves, pureed tomatoes, cabbage and spices. Cook it covered over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  3. Pour hot water and rice. Bring it to simmer and cook covered until rice is cooked. You can add in  a little extra hot water if you think it’s too thick.
  4. Add in chopped parsley and lemon juice. Remove from heat.
  5. Garnish with fresh mint and serve.


If your leftover soup gets too thick overnight, add hot water when reheating.

Keywords: cabbage soup, beef and cabbage soup