My Favorite Ground Beef and Cabbage Soup

My Favorite Ground Beef And Cabbage Soup Recipe

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Andy B Cook

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Winter has finally come to the Texas Hill Country and soup is a must have. This recipe evolved from a friends kielbasa, cabbage and potato one pot meal...which Sasha's Polish mother used to make. When I decided to make it I had the cabbage and potatoes but no kielbasa...but I did have some ground beef. A little oil to keep burning down. A little salt and pepper. Voila! It was good. Then, to reheat the leftovers I added some chicken broth and some vinegar. Thus was my very favorite soup born.

Rating:

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Serves:
Makes about 5 qts...so it should serve 8-10 people.
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • ~2 lb
    russet potatoes, cubed
  • 1/2 medium
    head of cabbage, chopped
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 c
    celery, diced
  • 1 small
    yellow onion, diced
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 2-3 clove
    garlic, crushed and finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    oregano, mexican
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    lawry's seasoned salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    red wine vinegar
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    tabasco sauce
  • 2-4 c
    filtered water

How to Make My Favorite Ground Beef and Cabbage Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In 6 qt Dutch oven over medium heat add olive oil. When shimmery add ground beef. Cook until lightly browned.
  2. Add celery, onion, garlic and oregano to meat. Cook for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, excluding Tabasco, to pot. Add filtered water to cover ingredients. Bring to a boil uncovered for 2 minutes. Reduce heat and simmer until cabbage and potatoes are tender...about 1/2 hour.
  4. Serve with Tabasco Sauce to taste (Optional) and a nice thick slice of buttered French bread...to sop up the broth.

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About My Favorite Ground Beef and Cabbage Soup

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Eastern European




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