Thursday, October 21, 2010

Cabbage Patch Stew

Welcome to Zoulah's Bewitchen Kitchen!

The fall weather starts to chill and when that happens Zoulah thinks of soup -- can you believe Zoulah is posting something that is not sweet?  Zoulah has a sweet tooth during Halloween.  When I was first married, my mother-in-law, Geniel, made this soup on a cool Halloween evening.  Ever since then I have always associated this soup with Halloween.

Recipe for Cabbage Patch Stew

1-1/2 pounds ground beef
4 ribs celery, diced
1 large diced onion
1 package of cole slaw or 1/2 cabbage head diced into small pieces -- If you use the cole slaw, use the small package available in produce.
2 cups water
3 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans -- not drained
` 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
1 large (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon salt

In large sauce pan or Dutch Oven, brown and drain ground beef.  Add onions, celery, cole slaw or cabbage, and water  to beef and simmer for 15 minutes.  Add remaining ingredients and simmer another 30 minutes. 


Gabe said...

That looks like a very good soup. . .

Thanks for highlighting my blog yesterday.

I love the big black pot with all the pumpkins in it!

Kirby said...

This sounds like a good cozy soup to cozy on up with!!! :)

anniebakes said...

I am your newest follower! Love all the fun Halloween stuff, can't wait to dig into your blog more!


La said...

Even Zoulah has to watch her bewitching figure. You know how shallow warlocks are...

I am in a very soupy mood and will try this soon. La

Christy said...

Joni - I love cabbage stew - I have never had it with beans - don't know why not - I will be trying this recipe out!

Chef Bee said...

Perfect recipe for fall and winter. I bet the house smells wonderful when it's cooking. Your site rocks.

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Lynn said...

This is different Joni! I LOVE cabbage and soup, think I'll give this a try soon-thanks:@)

Anonymous said...

Love stew. Love beans. Love that kind of food for this kind of weather!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Stews and soups are always favorites around here, and that one sounds delicious! THanks so much for sharing...


Sheila :-)

Sue said...

We love soups and I rarely find something that is entirely different than anything I make. This is...I've saved it to try. It looks really good.

Miss Merry said...

Yum, it certainly is the right time of year for soup! Thanks for the warm up!

Unknown said...

Yum! I am a huge fan of cabbage...cooked.

Jo said...

What a cute name for a soup, and i am a cabbage lover ... especially in the fall and winter!

Renée said...

Looks so healthy and delightful to me. I will try this soon, Joni.

PS You've had me craving Pizza Bombs all day!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

This sounds delicious! I've never tried putting cole slaw into a soup or stew - what a great idea!

the country cook said...

Oh that sounds delicious! I love cabbage in soup...somehow I think that's the way it was meant to be. -

Sue said...

This looks so good, Joni (I mean Zoulah)! I like the name too:)