Hearty Cabbage and Beef Soup
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Comfort food
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Serves: 8 servings
This hearty soup is a perfect dinner on a chilly night.
  • 1½ pound beef roast (chuck, brisket, etc), cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 large carrots, cleaned and chopped
  • 1 large head of cabbage, cored and chopped
  • 32 ounces beef broth
  • 2 cups water, plus more if needed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • the juice from 2 medium sized lemons
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a large soup pot, saute the beef roast in the olive oil on medium heat until brown. Add onions and carrots. Saute until veggies are wilted.
  2. Add cabbage, broth, water, tomatoes, lemon juice, sugar and tomato paste. Stir, cover and simmer on low for 2 to 3 hours or until meat is tender and will shred with a fork.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Extra water can be added while cooking if soup gets too thick.
Recipe by Jersey Girl Cooks at http://www.jerseygirlcooks.com/2017/11/hearty-cabbage-and-beef-soup.html