Kahlsuppe - German Cabbage Soup

“Recipe found at http://www.chef4all.com and posted for ZWT6.”
READY IN:
1hr 50mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
8 servings soup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 head cabbage, shredded
  • 5 slices smoked bacon, diced
  • 1 large white onion, sliced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 leek, thoroughly washed and thinly sliced
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 bouquet garni (rosemary, bay leaf, thyme and parsley tied together)
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat the butter and saute the onions, diced bacon and leek.
  2. Combine all the remaining ingredients except salt and pepper in the saucepan.
  3. Bring to a boil and then simmer partially covered for 90 minutes.
  4. Remove the bouquet garni and season the soup with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve the cabbage soup and garnish with fresh parsley leaves.

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