Sweet Russian Cabbage Soup

1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1/2 pound Hot Italian sausage
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
4 cubes beef bouillon (4 T. beef base)
2 med. Carrots, shredded
1 onion, chopped
2 T. white vinegar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 1/2 teas salt
1/2 teas ground pepper
2 quarts water, divided
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 head cabbage, shredded

1. Crumble and cook the ground beef and sausage in a large pot. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, beef base, carrots, onion, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour in 1 quart of water, and bring to a boil. Once the soup comes to a boil, cover and simmer for 30 min. over low heat.

2. Pour in another quart of water, and return to a slow boil. Add garlic and cabbage. Simmer for 25 min or so until cabbage is tender. Serves 12 or more. Yum.


1 comment:

Slender Slacks said...

This is one of my favorite soups ever. My husband and I devour it! It makes a lot though so I half the recipe.