Romainian Ciorba
By Melissa’s Corporate Chefs

  • Ingredients

  • 6 quarts Water
  • 8 large Potatoes cubed
  • 1 cup Organic Green Beans cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 large Organic Carrots sliced thin
  • 8 Organic Tomatoes blanced peeled and chopped
  • 1 large Organic Cabbage cubed in 1 inch chunks
  • 3 Onions chopped finely
  • 4 large Dill Pickles chopped
  • 1 6 ounce can Tomato Paste
  • 4 Organic Bell Pepper (use Green Bell Pepper) chopped
  • 1 stalk Organic Celery sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons Basil
  • 2 tablespoons Oregano
  • 2 tablespoons Thyme
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

  • Directions

  • Bring water to a boil. Add potatoes, carrots, celery, green beans and tomatoes.

  • Cook until almost tender.

  • In a bowl, mix tomato paste with 1 cup of the hot stock from the pot until smooth.

  • Add mixture back to pot and stir thoroughly.

  • In a skillet, brown onions and green peppers lightly, then add to pot with cabbage and cook until tender, about 5 -10 minutes.

  • Remove from heat.

  • Stir in parsley, dill pickles, herbs, salt and pepper.