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Creamy potato cabbage soup

White Cabbage Soup with Sausage and Potatoes

Comforting creamy potato cabbage soup with smoked sausage and a balanced mix of spices for the cold winter months.
Course Soup
Cuisine Czech
Keyword cabbage soup, sausages, white cabbage
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 447kcal
Author Lea


  • 500 gram white cabbage ( ½ head) shredded
  • 250 grams smoked Polish sausage kielbasa
  • 3 bigger potatoes cut into cubes
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1.2 litres chicken stock 1 ½ dry Kello stock cube
  • 3 cloves of garlic finely sliced
  • 40 grams  gram flour or plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds levelled
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 pieces allspice optional
  • 5 pieces black peppercorns optional
  • 100 millilitres single cream
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar apple cyder vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lard or any fat good for frying


  • Fry onion until translucent.
  • Reduce to moderate heat. Add garlic, allspice, peppercorns, caraway seeds and paprika. Let it fry for a few seconds. (Don't wait too long, paprika burns quickly).
  • Pour in the stock; add cubed potatoes, finely chopped cabbage and bay leaves. Cover with a lid, bring to gentle boil and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add sausages, season with salt and continue cooking for 10 minutes.
  • Make a smooth, pourable mixture from flour and a small amount of warm water.
  • Pour the flour mix into the soup; stir continuously. Cook for an additional 5 minutes to allow the flour to thicken.
  • Take off the heat and stir in the double cream.
  • Add a splash of vinegar; stir to combine. 
  • Try to find and remove peppercorn, allspice and bay leaves before serving.


Serving: 5people | Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 528mg | Potassium: 970mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1082IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 6mg