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5 from 3 votes

Amish Cabbage Patch Soup

This soup can be made in the crock pot or on the stove top. Easy to make and delicious. Serve with cornbread and you have a wonderful meal. 
Prep Time15 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: amish soup, cabbage patch soup
Servings: 8 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 to 3 stalks celery chopped (Optional)
  • 1 large green pepper chopped
  • 1 (14.5 ounce can kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 head cabbage chopped
  • 2 14.5 ounce cans beef broth
  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper I use a teaspoon of pepper but we like pepper a lot
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Cook the ground beef in a skillet on top of the stove and drain. Add ground beef, onion, celery, green pepper, kidney beans and cabbage to the crock pot.
  • In a bowl whisk together the beef broth, tomatoes, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin and garlic powder. Pour over the crock pot ingredients. Cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • This could be made in a stew pot on top of the stove, too. Makes 3 quart crock pot full or 8 to 10 servings. Top with shredded cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream if desired.