Polish Cabbage Soup Recipe

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Polish Cabbage Soup
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  1. Prepare Pork broth first, before starting to make soup.
  2. Brown the sausage slices slowly in a large skillet over medium-low heat, and transfer to paper towels as they are browned.
  3. Drain and rinse skillet, and heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add onions, and saute for about 5 minutes, then add garlic and all peppers, reduce heat to medium, and saute just until peppers are fairly soft, but not well done.
  5. Put all ingredients, including pork broth and meat and the sausage pieces, in a large soup pot, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for about 1 hour, or until veggies are done.
  6. Taste, adjust seasonings as needed, simmer another 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with hot French sourdough or coarse rye black bread and lots of cold butter.
  8. This soup freezes fairly well, though the veggies do get a little bit soft.
  9. Pork Broth:.
  10. Line a 9 x13 pan with heavy aluminum foil, leaving a fairly generous overhang on all sides.
  11. Season the pork generously on all sides with seasoned salt, pepper, and granulated garlic.
  12. Place in foil lined pan, cover with a smaller piece of foil, and fold bottom foil overhang over top.
  13. Place top shelf of oven in upper third of oven, and preheat to 350 degrees F.
  14. Roast for 1 hour, remove top foil, and roll bottom foil overhang back to protect pan.
  15. Turn oven to broil, and brown meat well on all sides.
  16. Transfer meat and all juices to a large stock pot.
  17. Add all remaining ingredient, bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for at least 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
  18. Strain out all solids, reserving meat and discarding vegetables.
  19. Allow meat to cool enough to handle, and discard bones, gristle, and as much fat as possible.
  20. Chop meat coarsely, and set aside.
  21. Degrease broth as much as possible, rinse pot, and strain broth back into pot through a fine sieve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 7875.66 Kcal (32974 kJ)
Calories from fat 3099.64 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 344.4g 530%
Cholesterol 52.91mg 18%
Sodium 51338.42mg 2139%
Potassium 608.59mg 13%
Total Carbs 936.53g 312%
Sugars 172.89g 692%
Dietary Fiber 80.01g 320%
Protein 427.28g 855%
Vitamin C 58.3mg 97%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 21%
Iron 9.6mg 54%
Calcium 80.2mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 1060.93 Kcal (4442 kJ)
Calories from fat 417.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46.39g 530%
Cholesterol 7.13mg 18%
Sodium 6915.79mg 2139%
Potassium 81.98mg 13%
Total Carbs 126.16g 312%
Sugars 23.29g 692%
Dietary Fiber 10.78g 320%
Protein 57.56g 855%
Vitamin C 7.8mg 97%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 21%
Iron 1.3mg 54%
Calcium 10.8mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 185.4
  • 223

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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