Something for fans of Golabki (stuffed cabbage). Similar flavour but requires less work.

ingredients for polish cabbage soup with minced meat

  • 50 dkg (1.1lb) of mince meat
  • 1/2 head of savoy cabbage
  • 1 tin of tomatoes (400g/14oz)
  • 10 dkg (0.22lb)of rice
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 parsley root
  • Piece of leek
  • 100ml (3.38oz) of double cream
  • 1 tbsp of vegeta (universal seasoning)
  • 1 tbsp of lard
  • Dill
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3-4 grains of allspice
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Peel the carrot and parsley, then grate into smaller pieces. Cut the onion into squares and chop the garlic thinly. Cut the leek into half moon shapes and cabbage into quite big squares.

chopped vegetables for cabbage soup in instant pot

Turn on the IP and programme Saute, add lard (you can use different fat). Add onion, meat and vegeta and fry until the water evaporates. Add garlic, leek, carrot, parsley, bay leaf and allspice.

ingredients for cabbage soup inside instant pot

Mix everything and fry for few minutes. Turn off the programme. Add washed rice, blended tomatoes and cabbage into the pot. Season with salt and pepper.

cabbage and rice added to instant pot

Pour water into the pot just so it covers the ingredients. Mix gently together.

all ingredients for cabbage soup mixed inside instant pot

Close the lid, move the valve into sealing position and programme Manual for 10 min. After the programme finishes move valve into venting position and remove the pressure from the pot (QR). Open the lid. Add cream to the soup and season if needed.

cream added to the cabbage soup inside instant pot

black pepper added to cabbage soup inside instant pot

Our thick and delicious soup is ready. Sprinkle with dill. Enjoy.

recipe for cabbage soup with minced meat - instant pot club