Kara Lahana Çorbasi

(Black Cabbage Soup)




Dried with beans 1/3 cup 60 g
Wurld corn 1/3 cup 60 g
Water 5 cups 1200 g
Onion 1 small size 30 g
Ground meat 3 tablespoons 45 g
Butter or margarine 2 tablespoons 30 g
Tomato 2 teaspons 10 g
Black cabbage 5-6 leaves 125 g
Salt 2 teaspons 12 g
Black pepper 1/4 teaspon 0.5 g
Red pepper 1/2 teaspon 1 g


Soak beans and corn overnight with 2 cups of water.Cook with remaining in a pressure saucepan for 45-50 minutes or until tender.Set aside.Saute' chopped onion and ground meat in margarine for 10 minutes in a large saucepan stirring until crumbly; drain.Add tomato paste.Season with salt.Bring to boil.Add shredded cabbage and bean-corn mixture; stir.Simmer for 20 minutes.Sprinkle with spices before serving.Serve hot

6 servings

Nutritive Value (Approx. per serving) :

Enegry 132 cal
Protein 5.2 g
Fat 6.4 g
Carbohyrate 14.1 g
Calcium 37 mg
Iron 1.38 mg
Phosphorus 77 mg
Zinc 1 mg
Sodium 673 mg
Vitamin A 460 iu
Thiamin (B1) 0.13 mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.08 mg
Niacin 1.05 mg
Vitamin C 18 mg
Cholesterol 5 mg

Regional characteristics :

    This soup is from the Black Sea Region.Wurld curn (or maize) resemble dövme which is kind of wurld wheat.If wurld corn is not available wurld wheat or pearl barley can easily be substituted.

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