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Ham N Cabbage Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  All-purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned chicken broth 21 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Cans, 10 3/4 Ounce Each, Undiluted)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ham 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cut into 1/4-inch-wide julienne strips
  Green cabbage 3 Cup (48 tbs), shredded
Directions

MAKING
1. In a 5-quart Dutch oven, tip in the 2 tablespoons of butter and heat gently.
2. Add the celery, onion, green pepper and garlic to the pan and stir continuously till the vegetables are soft. This will take five minutes
3. Add flour, oregano, bay leaf and pepper to the pan and continue stirring until the flour is well blended.
4. Add the chicken broth to the pan along with four cups of water and gradually mix well
5. Add ham to the vegetable mix and combine well
6. Bring to the boil and reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes.
7. In another skillet, place the rest of the butter and heat over medium heat till melted. Add the shredded cabbage and stir for 3 minutes along with 1 tablespoon of water and cook covered till the cabbage is crisp
8. Add cabbage to the soup and simmer again

SERVING
9. Serve the soup with sour cream

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Ham
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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