Hearty Fall Potato Soup with Cabbage

Serves 6

10 Minute Prep Time

By Bridgette Clare, RHN on November 10, 2016 , categorized in Dinner

Plant-based potato soup

Hearty and inviting, this soup is perfect for when the great indoors are calling your name.  This recipe can be made on the stovetop in 30 minutes, or you can toss everything in your slow cooker in the morning to enjoy when you get home from work. It can easily be cut in half or doubled.


  • 1 Tbsp vegan butter (stovetop only)
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, shopped
  • 1 300-400 gram package of vegan sausage, chopped (Italian or kielbasa style) *omit if gluten-free
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • 2 cups nugget potatoes, diced
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to your taste
  • 1 small head of green cabbage, cut into strips
  • Optional topping: Fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Stovetop Directions:

    1. In stock pot, melt vegan butter over medium heat. Add carrots, onion, and leek. When onion starts to soften, add garlic and sausage. Cook until onion is translucent.
    2. Add liquid, potatoes, dried parsley, salt and pepper.
    3. Bring to a boil.
    4. Reduce heat to medium-high and cook potatoes in a low boil until slightly tender.
    5. Add cabbage, reduce to low and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes to wilt cabbage.
    6. Serve topped with fresh, chopped parsley.
  2. Slow Cooker Directions:

    1. Layer potato, carrot, onion, garlic, leek, cabbage then sausage in slow cooker.
    2. Add salt, pepper, parsley and vegetable broth.
    3. Cook on low for 8 hours.
    4. Serve topped with fresh, chopped parsley.

Bridgette Clare, RHN

A Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN), Certified Raw Foods Chef and Vega Product Specialist, Bridgette Clare works at Vega as the Customer Experience Team Lead. Bridgette is passionate about making food fun and accessible. She believes what we eat has a huge impact on how we feel and whole heartedly supports a holistic approach to nutrition. Experimenting in the kitchen, sharing new recipes and enjoying new culinary experiences with friends is what she’s all about. Fun fact: Bridgette is always seeking out fun ways to stay active—trying out everything from circus school to testing out her indoor cycling teacher abilities!