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Slow Cooker "Cabbage Patch" Detox Soup
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 10 mins

A nourishing, hearty and delicious cabbage patch soup that's packed with veggies, beans, spices and flavors. The perfect way to get back on track after the holidays.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cabbage soup, detox soup
Servings: 9 (2-cup servings)
Calories: 217 kcal
Author: The Seasoned Mom
  • 2 medium onions sliced
  • 3 carrots peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 3 cups cut string beans frozen is fine
  • ½ head of cabbage cored and chopped
  • 3 ribs celery diced
  • 1 lb. extra lean ground beef I used 96% lean, cooked and drained OR an additional can of kidney beans for a vegetarian option
  • 1 16 ounce can red kidney beans (about 1 ¾ cup), rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric optional
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder optional
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes, I like San Marzano tomatoes
  • 4 cups low-sodium beef broth or vegetable broth
  • 4 cups water OMIT the water if you like a thicker soup that's more like a stew
  1. Place onions, carrots, string beans, cabbage, and celery at the bottom of a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Top with cooked beef and drained beans. Add salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic, bay leaf, and optional turmeric and curry powder, if desired. Pour crushed tomatoes, beef broth, and water into the pot.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or on HIGH for 2-3 hours, or until vegetables are tender. Remove bay leaf. Serve immediately, store in the refrigerator for up to one week, or freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker "Cabbage Patch" Detox Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 217 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 852mg37%
Potassium 1006mg29%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 4020IU80%
Vitamin C 35.3mg43%
Calcium 114mg11%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.