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Kielbasa Soup Recipe

2 LB Kielbasa (smoked polish
6 can Fresh-like veg-all
(canned mixed
Vegetables, suitable for
2 can Stewed tomatoes
2 can V-8 vegetable juice -- (8
1/2 md Size cabbage -- (1/2 to 1)

Bring to a boil in a LARGE pot about 2-3 quarts of water. Chop kielbasa into 1/4 inch slices, and throw into boiling water. Let simmer for a while (1/2 - 2 hours [this brings a smoky flavor to the
broth]), and then add the liquid from the cans of stewed tomatoes. Chop the tomatoes and add them also. Drain the vegetables, and add.
Add the V-8 and let it come back up to a simmer. While waiting for the pot to simmer, chop the cabbage into small ( 1 inch ) pieces.
Also, you may add Tabasco, Trappeys, etc. hot sauce, in several drop quantities, or use the "HOT" version of V-8. When simmering, add the
Cabbage, and allow to simmer until the cabbage goes very limp-about 1/2 hour.

Total hands on time, 15 minutes. Total cooking time, 1 hour 15 minutes to 3 hours. Serve with Fresh baked rye, pumpernickel, French, or whole wheat bread. Serves 10, or 4 if they are ravenous.