This is the perfect hearty soup for a cold winter’s snow filled night like it was here last night, highly recommend!
1 pound bacon, diced (or a handful or two of bacon crumbles)
1 large onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound hamburger or sausage
2/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
6 – 8 cups cabbage, chopped
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
1 (10 oz) can tomato soup
2 tablespoons tomato paste
5 – 6 cups beef broth
1 1/2 cup V8 or other vegetable juice
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon thyme
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper
1 Cook bacon in skillet until crisp, drain on paper towels leaving 1 tablespoon bacon grease in skillet. (Or skip this step if using bacon crumbles.)
2 Add onion, garlic, and hamburger or sausage to skillet and cook until browned. Drain off grease and add to crock pot.
3 Add all other ingredients to crock pot. Cover and cook on low for 6 – 7 hours or on high for 3 – 4 hours. Stir in bacon.
recipe from Spend with Pennies