Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Cabbage Soup (Šviežių kopūstų sriuba)

Simple Lithuanian cabbage soup.

1 medium onion, diced
2 carrots, sliced
2 tbsp oil
1 small head of cabbage, shredded
5 cups water
3 tomatoes, diced
1 tbsp sugar
Salt, to taste
1/3 cup chopped dill weed

In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and carrots, saute for 5 minutes. Add cabbage, tomatoes  water, sugar and salt. Simmer on low heat until the cabbage is cooked, about 1 hour. Add the dill weed, cover and let stand for 10 minutes.