Cabbage-Sausage Soup

Karen Waggoner Joplin, MO

Prep. Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 6–7 Hours


  • 4 cups low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 medium head of cabbage, chopped
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • ½ lb. fully cooked smoked turkey sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup skim milk

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 5-Quart


  1. Combine chicken broth, cabbage, onions, and sausage in slow cooker.
  2. Cover. Cook on High 5–6 hours, or until cabbage is tender.
  3. Mix flour and black pepper in a bowl.
  4. Gradually add milk, stirring until smooth.
  5. Gradually stir into hot soup.
  6. Cook, stirring occasionally for about 15 minutes, until soup is thickened. Serve.

Per Serving: 210 calories (100 calories from fat), 11g total fat (4g saturated, 0g trans), 20mg cholesterol, 790mg sodium, 17g total carbohydrate (3g fiber, 7g sugar), 11g protein, 4%DV vitamin A, 30%DV vitamin C, 10%DV calcium, 15%DV iron.