Cabbage Soup

This cabbage soup is made from fresh cabbage, onion, butter, nutmeg wheat meal and milk. This is a simple old recipe of the cabbage soup made specially for vegetarians. You can also puree this cabbage soup after you cook it using a blender then serve with toasts.


Cabbage Soup

How to make Cabbage Soup

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 3 to 4 servings


  • 1 fair-sized cabbage
  • a large Spanish onion
  • 50 grams Butter
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • ½ spoonful of nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 pints of milk
  • 2 Tbsp. of fine wheatmeal.


How to cook Cabbage Soup

  • After preparing and washing the cabbage, shred up very fine, chop up the onion, set these two in a saucepan over the fire with 1 quart of water, the butter and seasoning, and let all cook gently for 1 hour, or longer it the vegetables are not quite tender.
  • Add the milk and thickening when the vegetables are thoroughly tender, and let all simmer gently for 10 minutes; serve with little squares of toasted or fried bread, or plain rusks.


Cabbage Soup