Cabbage Soup

Preparation info
  • Makes 9 to 10 cups 2.25 to 2.5 l ) ;

    8 to 10

    first-course servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

  • About

Paprika and caraway provide a hint of Hungary. Those who want more can add some sour cream to top each portion.


  • 5 tablespoons (75 g) unsalted butter
  • 4 small sweet onions, very thinly sliced


In a tall narrow stockpot, melt 3 tablespoons (45 g) butter over medium heat. Stir in the onions and cook, stirring frequently, for 20 minutes. The onions should be very limp and just beginning to brown