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Onion-Cabbage Soup

Let’s cook tasty onion soup in the chicken broth adding white cabbage. First, it was considered to be a dish for the poor because of its simple and quite cheap ingredients. But after a while, due to its taste and incredible flavour, onion soup was served to a royal family. Truly, such soup is a real royal treat and every housewife must be able to cook it.
50 min
8 servings


  • Chicken drumsticks
    1 pcs
  • Water
    2 l
  • Onion
    10 pcs
  • Carrot
    1 pcs
  • Sunflower oil
    4 tbsp
  • Cabbage
    200 g
  • Whole wheat flour
    3 tbsp
  • Parsley
    - to taste
  • Bay leaf
    1 pcs
  • Paprika
    0.25 tsp
  • Black pepper
    0.25 tsp
  • Salt
    - to taste

How to cook Onion-Cabbage Soup


  • 1. Wash chicken drumstick, put it into a saucepan and pour it over with two litres of cold water. Place the saucepan over the heat. Before boiling, remove scum from the broth with a slotted spoon. Keep on cooking meat for half an hour and then remove it from the saucepan.
  • 2. While cooking broth, peel some onions. Dice vegetables into medium pieces.
  • 3. Pour some oil onto a frying pan. Then pour chopped onion there. Saute them on a low heat until golden brown stirring them from time to time.
  • 4. Peel one carrot and cut it into sticks.
  • 5. Add carrot to onion and fry them together for another 5 minutes.
  • 6. Put fried vegetables into a saucepan with done chicken broth.
  • 7. Cut white cabbage into thin sticks. You can use cabbage shredder to make it faster.
  • 8. Add it to the saucepan and cook for about 15 minutes until soft and done. New cabbage is cooked faster, approximately for 7 minutes.
  • 9. Brown wheat flour a bit in a dry frying pan.
  • 10. In the end of cooking add browned flour into the saucepan. Also, add fresh chopped greens, bay leaf and bayberry. Salt onion soup and season it with spices to taste.
  • 11. Boil soup for 1-2 minutes and remove it from the heat. Serve it hot with some toasts or dried bread.
  • 12. Bon appetit!