Soup with cabbage, grains and sausages
¼ cup olive oil
1 large onion
2 cloves garlic
4 Sausages (chorizo or classic danish cabbage sausage)
100 g cooked grains (wheat, barley or spelled grains)
about 1½ liters of water
1 kg mixed cabbage (cabbage, savoy cabbage, kale, spring cabbage)
10 sprigs of thyme
sea salt and freshly ground pepper
1-2 tbsp. apple cider
Peel the onions and garlic and slice finely. Heat a pan with the oil and saute the onion and garlic a few minutes.
Cut sausages in large cubes and add them to the onions in the pan with thyme and saute further in a min.
Put the cooked grains in the pot, add water and bring the soup to a boil. Boil the soup 15-20 min. until onions and grains are tender
Cut the cabbage into very thin strips and rinse thoroughly, put cabbage in the soup and let the soup boil for 3-4 min., so the cabbage is tender, and season with salt, pepper and a little vinegar.
Serve the soup immediately, with good bread.
The soup can be made at any time of the year with different kinds of cabbage, depending of season; Savoy cabbage, cabbage, kale, cabbage and so on. You can also add potatoes or other root vegetables to the soup.