Instant Pot Cabbage Roll Soup. All the awesome flavors of stuffed cabbage without all the work! So delicious!

Instant Pot Cabbage Roll Soup


All the amazing flavors of stuffed cabbage rolls without all of the work!



  • 1 lb. ground beef or ground pork
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 5 cups beef broth
  • 6 oz. tomato paste (use 2 tablespoons for less tomato flavor)
  • 28 oz. crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup uncooked white rice
  • 2.5 lbs. cabbage, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 12 teaspoons salt
  • pepper to taste


  1. Press the SAUTE button on the Instant Pot and brown the meat with the onions.  Drain fat and then add the remaining ingredients. Stir to combine.
  2. Put lid on the pot, make sure the vent is sealed and press the SOUP button. Set time to 35 minutes.
  3. Once the time is up, natural release for 20 minutes. Release the pressure.
  4. Remove lid, stir and serve.