Sunday, November 1, 2015

Un-Stuffed Cabbage Soup

A quick, easy, and hearty soup served over steamed rice. This soup tastes like stuffed cabbage rolls but without all the work. Delicious enjoyed with some cornbread or biscuits.

1 small head cabbage, cored and roughly chopped
1 lb. ground beef
1 - 16 oz. jar petite diced tomatoes
2 - 32 oz. jars chicken or turkey bone broth or stock
1 - 6 oz. can tomato paste
1 large onion, chopped
2-3 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. course-ground black pepper
2 tsp. ground cumin
1 tbls. chili powder
1 tsp. pepper flakes
1 -2 tsp. hot sauce
1 tsp. salt
4 cups cooked rice; reserved and set aside to serve with soup

In a large stock pot, brown ground beef with chopped onions; drain grease if necessary.

Add all remaining ingredients (except rice) and bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat, taste and adjust seasonings.

Simmer 45 minutes or until cabbage is soft.  Serve soup over hot cooked rice.

Yield:  6-8 servings



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