Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. extra lean ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 5 cups chopped large pieces green cabbage (about half of a medium sized head)
  • 4 cups (32 oz.) low-sodium beef broth
  • 3 cups (24 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (leave a few large pieces)
  • 1/2 cup uncooked (white or brown) medium grain rice
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 1/8 tsp. Cajun Lee Spice Blend seasoning or to your taste
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot, add the beef and place over medium-high heat. Break it apart with a wooden spoon.
  2. Add the garlic. Stir and cook 1 minute.
  3. Add the cabbage, beef broth, tomato sauce, carrots, rice, bay leaves, brown sugar, Cajun Lee Spice Blend seasoning, oregano.
  4. Bring to a boil. ...
  5. Remove the pot from the heat.
Cajun Lee