Cabbage and pork broth

Serve this broth with some crusty bread rolls for a quick and tasty meal.

Cabbage and pork broth

Ingredients

Serves 4

1 Tbsp olive oil
1 onion, finely sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 stalks celery, finely sliced
1 bay leaf
200g pork fillet, or 2 pure pork sausages, sliced
4 medium potatoes or small kūmara, sliced into 2.5cm pieces
1.5 L vegetable stock, hot – use or more if needed
300-400g chopped cabbage
1 Tbsp roughly chopped parsley

Method

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a saucepan over low heat.
Add onion and cook slowly until it begins to soften or about 5 minutes.
Add garlic, celery and bay leaf and cook for a further 1-2 minutes.
Increase heat to medium and add the pork slices, tossing until just beginning to brown.
Add potatoes then pour in the hot stock. 
Simmer potatoes or kūmara for about 10 minutes or until almost tender.
Taste for seasoning, adding salt and pepper as needed.
Add cabbage and more stock if needed.
Cook gently for 5-7 minutes or until cabbage is tender.
Serve hot sprinkled with parsley.

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