Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Vegetable Soup

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound soup bones
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 large dried mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 cups sliced beets
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 4 hours
  • Difficulty: • • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Poland

Also Called: Zupa Jarzynova

Polish soup, usually cooked for the Wigilia or Christmas Eve dinner, but also appropriate during the colder seasons. St. Hedwig's feast, which marks the harvest of the root vegetables, would be appropriate to have this vegetable soup.

DIRECTIONS

Cook soup bone in salted water in deep saucepan. Add onion. Simmer 2 hours; strain. Remove fat. Return to saucepan. Wash, scald, dried mushrooms. Add to hot soup. Boil 15 minutes. Sprinkle sugar over vegetables. Allow to stand until sugar dissolves. Add to soup. Boil 20-25 minutes. Combine sour cream, flour, lemon juice, marjoram, additional salt if needed. Add to soup. Bring to a boil. Garnish with parsley, chopped eggs. Yield, 6 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Smaller Church, Bigger Faith, 3: Ecclesiastical Discipline April 17
The Holy Spirit and Evangelization: A Primer April 16
Journey to the Sun: A Strange Biography of Junípero Serra April 16
Russia's demographic recovery + US demographic decline = danger April 16
James Carroll strikes (at the Church) again April 16

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis's Easter Message 'Urbi et Orbi' (To the City and the World): full text, link to video CWN - 1 hours ago
Pope Francis: Easter Vigil homily (full text) CWN - 1 hours ago