Cabbage Soup

Kohl Suppe

Cabbage soups of many descriptions are popular in Austria, as they are in Germany, the most popular among the peasants and working classes consisting of shredded cabbage, boiled in water, with a liaison of flour and butter, and a seasoning of salt, pepper and caraway seed. The following, however, is a more refined version of it:


  • Stock
  • 1 or 2 cabbages, fried sausages, or boiled smoked sausages, flour, fat, salt and pepper


Shred the cabbages and brown in a little hot fat. Sprinkle with a little flour, stir well and cook till the flour begins to brown. Pour boiling stock over the cabbage, season with salt and pepper and simmer for 1 hour. Before serving, add slices of either fried sausages or boiled smoked sausages.