Czech Cabbage Soup Recipe

Step 1

Place beef bones, onion, carrots, garlic and bay leaf in roasting pan. Top with short ribs; sprinkle with thyme and paprika. Roast, uncovered, in 450* oven for 20-30 minutes or until meat is brown. Transfer meat and vegetables into large kettle. Using a small amount of water, scrape browned meat bits from roasting pan into kettle. Add water, cabbage, tomatoes, salt and Tabasco. Bring to boil. Cover; simmer 1 1/2 hours. Skim off fat. Add parsley, lemon juice, sugar and sauerkraut. Cook, uncovered, for 1 hour. Remove bones and short ribs from kettle. Cool slightly; remove meat from bones. Cut meat into cubes; return to kettle. Cook 5 minutes longer.

(From a Texas cook now unknown)

Things You'll Need

  • 2lb Beef soup bones
  • 1c Onion; chopped
  • 3 Carrots; pared & chopped
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2lb Beef short ribs
  • 1ts Thyme (dried leaf)
  • 1/2ts Paprika
  • 8c Water
  • 8c Cabbage; chpd (1 head)
  • 2lb Tomatoes; (2 cans)
  • 2ts Salt
  • 3/4c Tabasco sauce
  • 1/4c Parsley; chopped
  • 3tb Lemon juice
  • 3tb Sugar
  • 1lb Sauerkraut (1 can)

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