Stir together first 8 ingredients; shape into 1-inch balls.
Bring broth and hot sauce to a boil in a large Dutch oven. Add meatballs, a few at a time. Return to a boil; reduce heat, and skim foam from top. Add carrot and next 4 ingredients; simmer 25 minutes. Stir in cabbage, and cook 5 minutes or until cabbage is tender.