This was a great recipe. I used leftover kielbasa from Easter dinner. Next time if I use leftover kielbasa, I would wait to add until last, so it won't be overcooked. Also, we love carrots, so I'd add more of them. Will definitely be making this again.
I made this for dinner tonight. Next time I might cut back on the cabbage a little so the other flavors come through more.
This was amazing! My Husband, who is Polish, gave his compliments to the chef! He said it reminded him of a soup he used to eat when he was little. Anyway, I followed the directions to a T and the soup came out great! Thanks!
I thought this soup was very tasty. I used 2 pounds of kielbasa and I loved the tang the vinegar gave. Unfortunately my DS 12 and DS 9 disliked it very much which is suprising since the one loves kielbasa and the other loves soup. So, not a keeper for this house, but I did enjoy it personally.
This was very good, a friend had given up a package of hot polish sausage made with pork & elk I believe & this worked well with them. The heat of the sausage was nice too so if I were to make with regular polish dogs I would probably add some red pepper flakes. Good comfort food! Thanks for posting.
Can't claim any Polish genes, but we sure loved your soup, Lorac -- right down to the buttered rye bread for dipping! When I make soup, I like to have a really full pot since it takes very little extra effort. So... besides the kielbasa, I added 1# of regular smoked sausage, used a whole head of cabbage (probably double what was called for), and was very generous with the other vegetables. To accomodate the extra volume, I increased the beef broth to 5-1/2 cups and the water to about 3-1/2 cups. Bottom line: as long as you have enough liquid to barely cover and increase the vinegar/seasonings accordingly, you can enjoy twice as much of this wonderful Polish treat!
This was delicious! I only had one pound of kielbasa so that's what I used (beef kielbasa). Also used less celery as 2 cups seemed like a lot; used a small head of cabbage so I probably used more. It is wonderful! Definitely a keeper! Thank you.
As I was putting together the ingredients for this soup I was afraid it was going to be bland. Boy was I wrong! It was excellent. I made it specifically with an elderly polish neighbor in mind, he and his wife loved it. I made it with 3lbs of kielbasa added an extra cup of broth, 1 more tablespoon of vinegar and a little more cabbage. Makes me wish I was polish and could have grown up on this kind of food.
Cooking soup with kielbasa sausage is always a hit, the sausage releases an amazing flavor creating a broth that is always a hit. Great recipe, perfect for a cool fall/winter night!
My first try at a dish I had when I was a little girl on vacation in Poland. I really enjoyed it, but the cooking time as indicated in the recipe is too long for my taste; I found the ingredients a little overcooked. I added a ripe, whole jalapeno to spice it up, and it was great! Will surely make this dish again!