Ham and Cabbage Soup is an old family recipe that relies upon a hambone and a handful of chili powder for flavor. The combination of these simple ingredients is outstanding.
2t. beef base
½T. chili powder
1green bell pepperdiced
1small head cabbagecored and shredded
2medium potatoespeeled and cubed
In a stock pot, submerge the hambone, celery stalk, whole carrot and half onion in the water. Boil for 30 minutes or until the meat begins to easily fall off the hambone. Remove the hambone and vegetables from the broth. Discard veggies and shred the meat from the bone and set aside.
Stir in the beef base, chili powder and salt and pepper to the ham broth and bring to a simmer. Add the diced onion, shredded carrot, bell pepper, cabbage and potatoes and simmer until the cabbage is tender and the potatoes are cooked through. Stir the shredded ham back into the soup to reheat. Serve and enjoy!