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Lucky Stew Recipe

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The Garwood Family
Added: Monday, October 19, 2009


2 lbs. smoked sausage
1 large head cabbage
8 potatoes (washed, unpeeled)
1 large onion
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup water
1/2 cup butter
1 clove garlic
salt and pepper

-Wash and slice potatoes into quarters and place in bottom of crock pot
-Generously salt and pepper them and distribute butter over the top.
-Chop onion into slivers and lay over potatoes
-Crush garlic and distribute over top of potatoes
-Chop cabbage into pieces (we stick with larger pieces so their easy to pick out for the kids). Lay over potato/ onion mix in the crock pot
-Slice sausage into 1 inch pieces and lay over the top.
-Pour in chicken broth and water and cook on high for 2 hours then low for 2 hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This simple crockpot recipe is a staple New Year's Day meal for our family. Although the kids don't love the cabbage, they can't get enough of the sausage and potatoes! It is a tradition for health and wealth for the new year and tastes even better the next day as the potatoes thicken the broth!




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