Instant Pot Low-Carb Ham and Cabbage Soup

Kalyn's Kitchen


  • 1 head cabbage (chopped, about 5-6 cups cabbage after chopping)
  • 1 onion (finely chopped, about 1 cup chopped onion)
  • 1 red bell pepper (finely chopped)
  • 2 small carrots (cut in small rounds or chopped, Use less carrots for lower carbs)
  • 2 cups lean ham (diced, I used one of those ham steaks that come in a three-pack at Costco.)
  • 2 bay leaves (optional but good)
  • 1 teaspoon Spike Seasoning ( , or use other all-purpose seasoning mix if you don’t have Spike)
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon beau monde seasoning (or season salt, or any all-purpose seasoning that’s good in soup)
  • coarse ground black pepper (to taste, I used a generous amount of pepper)
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 2 packets ham ( Goya, Flavor Concentrate or other ham flavor base, optional, but recommended)
  • parmesan cheese (for serving, optional, but very good)
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