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                            French Cabbage Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pork                             Soups
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       c            Potatoes -- peeled & chopped
    1       lb           Lean bacon or ham
                         -- in 1 piece
    3       qt            -- Water
    2       lb           Cabbage -- roughly sliced
    6                    Peppercorns -- crushed
    2                    Celery stalks -- sliced
    1 1/2   c            Canned red or white beans
                         -- drained
    6                    Parsley sprigs
    1                    Bay leaf
      1/2   ts           Each ground thyme & marjoram
    2                    Garlic cloves -- crushed
    2                    Onions
    2                    Carrots -- quartered
    2                    Turnips -- peeled & chopped
                         Salt
 
   Put potatoes and bacon in deep kettle.  Add water.  Bring to boil.
   Simmer, covered, 2 hours, or until meat is tender.  Remove meat;
   slice into serving pieces.  Skim off excess fat from soup.  Return
   meat to soup. Add beans. Season to taste with salt.  Heat thoroughly.
   Serve with French bread.
   
   From _A Taste of West Virginia: A Book of Favorite Recipes_.
   Leawood, KS: Circulation Service, Inc., 1991.  Pg. 15.  Posted by
   Cathy Harned.
  
 
 
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