Cabbage-and-Kale Soup with Farro
"I love a really flavorful pot of greens," says Melissa Perello. For this kale-and-cabbage soup, she uses just a little bit of pancetta and a Parmesan-cheese rind to give the broth a rich flavor. "It's definitely the kind of dish that tastes even better the next day," she says.
Country Potato-and-Cabbage Soup
Guanciale (pork jowl) adds salty richness.
Cabbage, Kielbasa and Rice Soup
Good sausage is an excellent time-saver, because the links are already spiced and seasoned. The slices of Polish kielbasa in this soup add a wonderfully smoky, peppery, garlicky flavor.
Sour Fish Soup with Napa Cabbage and Enoki Mushrooms
The inspiration for this dish is a bracing soup made with whole fish that Zak Pelaccio likes to eat at Sichuan Dynasty restaurant in Flushing, Queens. "They use it to encourage digestion," he says. Does it work for Pelaccio? "I'm always hungry," he says. "I'm really not a good judge."
Curry Chicken and Cabbage Soup with Coconut Milk
Creamy coconut milk and curry powder tie together the great flavors in this Asian-inspired chicken and cabbage soup.
Gingery Soup with Tofu, Cabbage and Soba Noodles
This comforting soup, made with supermarket staples and fragrant with ginger, is as easy--and almost as fast--to whip up as ordering takeout.
Warm Soba with Pork, Shrimp and Cabbage
This soup is packed with shrimp, pork, mushrooms, noodles and cabbage, so it's a terrific one-bowl meal. Grace Parisi delicately seasons the broth with store-bought dashi, a Japanese stock made from dried bonito (tuna) flakes.