Zelnacka (Czech Cabbage Soup)
Yield: 6 Servings
2 oz fat bacon, diced
1 onion, finely chopped
1 liter water
6 oz pickled cabbage, drained, thinly sliced
2 potatoes, peeled, diced
2 tsp flour
3 tsp sour cream
Simmer bacon until rendering point is reached. Add onion and sear
until light brown. Pour water, add cabbage, salt, caraway and
potatoes. Sprinkle with sweet paprika powder and boil until soft.
Thicken with flour diluted in 1/4 up cold water. Correct seasoning.
Add sour cream, mix to blend and serve immediately.