I got this recipe from my friend Renee Wade, but it is similar to what my grandma would make. Yes, it uses a head of lettuce and kielbasa. It’s Polish peasant food. Probably the “real thing” has a potato in it and not a can of soup but my grandma passed many years ago and this is really tasty.
- 1 small head lettuce
- 1 14-16 oz pkg kielbasa, cut into 1" pieces
- 1 can condensed potato soup
- 1 heaping tsp granulated chicken boullion
- 2 tsp white vinegar
- pepper and salt to taste
- flour/water mixture to thicken to preference
- 3 Tbsp heavy cream
- 1 heaping tsp dried chopped onions
- Put 4 cups of water in pot, add onions and bring to boil.
- Cut up head of lettuce and add to pot. Add bouillon and kielbasa after lettuce has started to wilt.
- Boil for 10 minutes and add vinegar. Cook potato soup with a ½ can of water in another pot and once consistency is smooth add it to main pot.
- Add pepper and salt to taste. Once lettuce is wilted to personal preference, add flour/water mixture slowly to pot stirring frequently till desired thickness is achieved.
- Boil for 1 minute lightly, then turn stove off and add half and half.