Italian Soup with Cabbage

Italian Soup with Cabbage
Cooking Method
Courses ,
Difficulty Beginner
Servings 6
Best Season Winter
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 packages mild Italian sausage links (casings removed)
  • 1 cabbage (chopped)
  • 5-6 carrots (peeled & sliced)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 cans whole potatoes (sliced)
  • 1 can mild Rotel
  • 2 cans Great Northern Beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 quart beef stock
  • 3 beef bouillon cubes
  • 4 cups water
  • salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
Instructions
  1. In a large deep pot, add olive oil, onions, and garlic. Let that sizzle until aromatic. Add the Italian sausage, casing removed, and start to break the meat into pieces with a wooden spoon. Stir and cook until meat is no longer pink.

  2. Drain the meat & onions of grease and return to the pot. Add carrots, cabbage, beef stock, water and bouillon. Bring to a boil.

  3. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add herbs, potatoes, Rotel & beans and let simmer for about 15 minutes until the carrots and cabbage is tender. Adjust seasonings to taste.

  4. Serve with crusty bread or crackers.

Note

This recipe can be cut in HALF for smaller families! OR save the rest in a Ziploc freezer bag for another week.

Keywords: Italian, Sausage, Soup, Cabbage,