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Ham Cabbage Soup

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Ingredients
  Savoy cabbage 1 Pound
  Finely diced potato 1⁄2 Pound
  Finely chopped garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Finely chopped onion 1
  Beef bouillon cubes 2 (stock cubes)
  Cooked ham 1⁄2 Pound
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (creme fraiche)
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Put 1 cup (250 ml/8 fl oz) of water into the lower compartment of a microwave steamer.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes.
Remove the outer leaves of the cabbage and chop into slices with a large knife.
Rinse and drain the leaves and place in the upper section of the steamer, cover and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes.
Put the cabbage into a large casserole.
Add the potatoes, garlic and onion and pour on 1 quart (1 litre / pints) of hot water to cover.
Crumble the bouillon (stock) cubes into the mixture and stir well.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 12 minutes./1 3/4 Cut the ham into cubes and stir into the casserole and microwave for a further 3 minutes on HIGH.
Stir in the sour cream (creme fraiche) and the lemon juice.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Pour into 4 soup plates, add a little more cream to each

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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