Irish Kielbasa Chowder
A hearty and satisfying cabbage, potato and smoked sausage chowder with sharp cheddar cheese.
1 pound kielbasa, sliced 1/8-inch thick
1 medium onion, chopped
4 russet potatoes, peeled and chopped
2 cups water,
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 small cabbage, shredded
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
3 cups milk
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
- Place the first four ingredients in a large cooking pot and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for for 20 minutes.
- Add cabbage and cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
- Whisk the flour and milk together and add to to soup; simmer for 10 minutes, stirring often.
- Add cheese and cook, stirring until cheese is melted and soup is heated through.
Makes 4 servings.