Cabbage Patch Stew
2 lbs ground beef
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste
1 (28 ounce) can Tomatoes, chopped and liquid added to soup
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon oregano
1 tablespoon minced parsley
1 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained and rinsed
3 beef bouillon cubes
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 head cabbage, chopped
8 -11 cups water
salt and pepper
In a large soup kettle, brown beef with onion, garlic and celery.
Add tomato paste, tomatoes, chili powder, oregano, parsley, kidney beans and salt and pepper to taste.
Dissolve bouillon in 1 cup water and add to soup along with cabbage.
Slowly add desired amount of remaining water.
Bring to boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.