Cabbage Soup ala Nita

Recipe by Nita Holleman
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prepare vegetables.
  • Set aside.
  • In a heavy pot or Dutch Oven over medium-low heat, cook bacon until browned.
  • Remove and drain on paper towels.
  • Reserve bacon drippings for another use, if desired.
  • Add butter to pot.
  • Melt over low heat.
  • Add onions and stirring, saute over medium heat until tender and somewhat translucent-- 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add Cabbage and carrots.
  • Stir in and saute-- also stirring-- for about 5 minutes.
  • Do NOT overcook.
  • Cabbage should be just wilted good and soft.
  • Add tomatoes and juice from cans.
  • Add Chicken Broth or Bouillon Cubes dissolved in Hot water.
  • Thin with additional chicken broth or water if desired.
  • Cook covered at a slow boil for about 20 minutes.
  • Add dark brown sugar and black pepper.
  • Top with crumbled crisp bacon.
  • Serve hot.
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