Shoney's Bean and Beef Cabbage Soup

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Jean Goss

By
@gossjean

This is my own 'creation' trying to copy the cabbage/bean/beef soup that was a signature dish at Shoney's, hope you enjoy!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a hearty soup is full of flavor! Along with the red beans, the mixture of ground meat and sausage gives this soup a unique flavor. If you're not a fan of spice I'd suggest leaving the Rotel out, it adds a kick. All the fresh veggies are what really make this soup yummy. Adding the cabbage at the end keeps it from getting too soggy. Great as a meal alone or paired with a sandwich.

Note: Our seasoning of choice was 1 1/2 tablespoons Italian seasoning, 1 teaspoon salt and 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Also, we did add water during the cooking process while the soup cooked down. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 bag(s)
    red kidney beans, soaked and drained
  • 1 lb
    ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1/2 lb
    ground sausage, browned and drained
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 medium
    bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 stalk(s)
    celery, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium
    cabbage, chopped
  • 28 oz
    can of chopped tomatoes
  • 10 oz
    Rotel tomatoes
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 4 oz
    tomato paste
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • ·
    seasonings of choice (basil, oregano, etc)

How to Make Shoney's Bean and Beef Cabbage Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Rinse beans and pick out any broken or bad beans. Soak the beans for two hours and drain.
  2. Cook the beans until almost done according to the package.
  3. Brown the ground beef and sausage and drain.
  4. Add the onion, bell pepper, celery, and garlic and cook about 10 minutes.
  5. Add this and your cans of tomatoes to the bean pot.
  6. Season to your personal taste.
  7. Cook about an hour longer. When beans are tender, mash some of the beans along the sides of the pot to get a thicker soup.
  8. Add the chopped cabbage and simmer twenty more minutes. Serve warm with fresh toasted homemade croutons!

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About Shoney's Bean and Beef Cabbage Soup

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Collection: Soup's On!
Hashtags: #cabbage, #Bean, #beef




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