CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Unstuffed CabbageThis soup takes the rolling out of a favorite comfort food.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This soup takes the rolling out of a favorite comfort food.
1 large head of cabbage
1 32-ounce bottle Heinz ketchup
1 liter ginger ale (preferably Schweppes)
2 pounds ground sirloin
1 medium onion, peeled (or to taste)
¼ cup raw rice (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Cut cabbage into 1-inch wide strips and put in an 8-quart stock pot. Add ginger ale and ketchup, cover and bring to a boil. Cook 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, grate onion into meat. Mix well with egg. Add rice. Form into patties and add to the pot. Simmer, covered, 1½ hours. Taste for seasoning and serve.
Yield: Serves 8.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 365 calories, 17 percent of calories from fat, 7.4 grams fat, (3 grams saturated, 3 grams monounsaturated), 117 milligrams cholesterol, 29.5 grams protein, 48.8 grams carbohydrates, 3.4 grams fiber, 1,458 milligrams sodium.
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