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       Title: Russian Cabbage Soup
  Categories: Soups, Vegetables, Cabbage
       Yield: 2 quarts
  
   1 1/2 lb Lean rump or chuck roast,
            -cut into 1 cubes
       2 c  Cooked chopped tomatoes
       1 ea Large onion, chopped
       1 ea Bay leaf
       1 ea Clove garlic, minced
       3    Quarts cold water
       1 ea Medium head cabbage,shredded
       2 tb Sugar
       2 tb White vinegar
       1 tb Fresh lemon juice
            Salt and pepper taste
            Low-fat sour cream, for
            -garnish
  
   In a large soup pot, cover the beef, tomatoes, onion, bay leaf, and
   garlic with the cold water.  Let stand for 1 hour. Simmer, covered,
   for 2-3 hours.
   
   Remove the bay leaf and add the cabbage, sugar, vinegar, salt and
   pepper. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the cabbage is tender.
   
   Before serving, add the lemon juice and garnish each serving with a
   dollop of the sour cream.
  
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