Smoked Sausage Soup
2 pounds Kielbasa (smoked polish
6 cans Fresh-like veg-all
Vegetables, suitable for
2 cans Stewed tomatoes
2 cans V-8 vegetable juice -- (8
½ medium Size cabbage -- (1/2 to 1)
bring to a boil in a LARGE pot about 2-3 quarts of water. chop keilbasa into 1/4 inch slices, and throw into boiling water. let simmer for a while (1/2 - 2 hours [this brings a smokey 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 quanitites, 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.