Ukrainian Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced
  • 3 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup apple butter

Directions

In a large saucepan, saute the apple and onion in the butter until tender. Stir in the cabbage and saute for 5 more minutes.

Pour in stock and vinegar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and stir in sugar, salt, pepper, celery seed, and raisins. Simmer, uncovered, for an hour. Stir in apple butter.