Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 medium head cabbage, chopped
  • 6 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can beef consomme
  • 2 2/3 quarts water
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vinegar

Directions

In a large pot over medium heat, cook onions in oil until just tender. Stir in sausage and cook 5 minutes more. Place cabbage, potatoes, beans, ketchup, consomme and water in the pot. Season with garlic powder, pepper and salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 30 to 45 minutes.

Stir in vinegar and simmer 1 hour more. Add more water if needed.