*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                 Cabbage Soup with Paprika, Kielbasa and Raisins
 
 Recipe By     :TASTE SHOW #TS4615
 Serving Size  :      Preparation Time :
 Categories    :New Text Import
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
        6  slices        bacon, -- diced
        1                onion, -- halved and thinly sliced
        4                garlic cloves, -- minced
        3  pounds        cabbage, cored, cut into -- 1-inch-wide strips
      1/2  teaspoon      sweet paprika
        8  cups          chicken or pork stock
        1  28-ounce      can whole, peeled tomatoes
        1  cup           raisins
    1 1/2  pounds        kielbasa, cut in -- 1/3-inch slices
                         Chopped parsley, for garnish
 
 
 In a heavy-bottomed soup pot heat bacon over medium heat. Saute 5 minutes,
 or until most of fat is rendered. Add onions and garlic; sautJ 5 minutes
 until onion is tender. Add cabbage and paprika, stirring to mix well, and
 sautJ 5 minutes. Add stock and bring to a boil, stirring. Using your hand,
 squeeze most of juice from tomatoes, cut into coarse chunks and add to pot.
 When mixture comes to a boil, lower heat to simmering and cook 15 minutes.
 Add raisins and cook 10 minutes more. Add kielbasa and simmer just until
 sausage slices are warm, about 3 minutes. Divide soup among 4 soup bowls
 and sprinkle with parsley.
 
 Yield: 4 servings
 
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