Spicy Cabbage Soup

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Hot peppers and cabbage may not immediately come to mind as a good pairing, but this soup is out to prove that wrong. Spicy cabbage soup a unique blend of flavors: part tart, part earthy, and part spicy. It’s flavors may be surprising, but it’s no doubt one of those comfort soups that’ll make you feel just right.

Spicy cabbage soup

Jalapeño pepper is the heat source. If a tablespoon isn’t enough heat, feel free to double, even triple, the proportion to get it to the spiciness you prefer. 

Spicy cabbage soup
Spicy Cabbage Soup

Spicy Cabbage Soup

5 from 1 vote
Course Soup
Servings 4 servings
Calories 182 kcal



  • Heat the oil in a soup pot and sauté the onion for 5 minutes (until the onion is translucent).
  • Add in the garlic and jalapeño pepper, and continue to sauté for 60 to 90 seconds.
  • Add the mustard and cumin and stir for 30 seconds.
  • Add the broth, potatoes, tomatoes and lemon juice, and bring to a quick boil and then simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.
  • Add the cabbage to the soup and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.


Calories: 182kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 1800mgPotassium: 873mgFiber: 5gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 866IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 94mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Jalapeno Pepper
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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on December 28, 2021 to include new content.
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