Boiled cabbage is a dish that a lot of people, just do not enjoy. However, if you want to have an abundance of money in the coming year, boiled cabbage is a must have. The cabbage leaves symbolize cash, bills,money. If you want to be prosperous, cook and eat boiled cabbage. If you do not like the taste of boiled cabbage, try my recipe of boiled cabbage with smoked sausage. The smoked sausage and other ingredients masks the taste of the cabbage and actually makes it taste very good. If you like boiled cabbage, this recipe will be delicious!
1 head of cabbage, washed and the stem removed
1 large onion sliced into 1/4 inch strips
1 large green bell pepper seeds removed and sliced into 1/4 inch strips
1 pound smoked sausage, sliced into small bite-size pieces (your favorite brand)
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup butter
salt and pepper to taste (heavy on the black pepper)
Bring 2 cups of water to a rolling boil. Slice the cabbage head into quarters. place the cabbage into the boiling water. Add the onion strips, green bell pepper strips, the sliced smoked sausage and the sugar. Boiled cabbage has a tendency to be a little bitter. The sugar will keep ths from happening. The smoked sausage and vegetables will also help to change up the bitterness of the boiled cabbage and add a wonderful flavor.
Boil the cabbage, smoked sausage and vegetables until tender, about 30 minutes. Add the 1/2 cup butter and the salt and pepper.