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Instant Pot Cabbage Soup Recipe

Warm, hearty, Instant Pot Cabbage Soup recipe that’s extremely delicious and easy to make at home. This instant pot cabbage roll soup is perfect for weeknight meals, is packed with flavor, and taste even better the next day!
Course Lunch, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, Caribbean, Haitian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 439kcal


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion chopped or diced
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped or minced
  • 3 large carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1 15 oz. can red kidney beans
  • 3 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 cabbage head chopped and outer layers removed
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt or to taste
  • ½ tsp. black pepper or to taste
  • 1 tbsp. fresh parsley chopped
  • 4 ½ cups water or vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp. better than bouillon vegetable paste
  • 3 bay leaves


  • Chop, slice, or diced the onions, garlic, celery, and carrots. Set aside. Then cut the cabbage in wedges.
    On the instant pot, click on sautee and set the timer for 15 mintues. Add the oil. Cook the onions, celery, and garlic for 2 minutes.
    Celery, onion, garlic in instant pot
  • Add the beans and carrots. Stir. Then add the beans, tomato sauce and paste, cabbage, salt and pepper, better than bouillon paste, and bay leaves, parsley, and water.
    tomato paste and water added to cabbage
  • Turn the knob to sealing and pressure cook on high for 15 minutes. Quick release and serve warm.
    cabbage soup in spoon


This post was originally posted on in November 2019. It has been updated with new pictures and instructions. 
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You can use frozen or fresh vegetables. Whatever you have on hand is perfectly fine with this soup. The frozen vegetable also works well if you are making this soup in the slow cooker. 
Calories are estimated per serving only. 


Serving: 6Servings | Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 1693mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 99IU | Vitamin C: 125mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 17mg