When I was a small child my family (African-American) lived next door to a Polish family. We lived in Detroit, Michigan--about 5 minutes from Hamtramck where you could get the best polish sausage. My mother and our neighbor would exchange recipes. One of my favorites was a dish with polish sausage, cabbage, and potatoes. There were 8 children and 2 adults in our family and this meal was cheap but tasty.
Unfortunately, my mother passed away some years ago. Whenever my brothers and sisters visit, they still enjoy this dish when I make it. This polish sausage recipe brings back childhood memories. The one good thing about using Quebec Beef Spice for vegetables is that you can always add more after you cook them and you still get a wonderful flavor. I cut the recipe in half so it only feeds 6. I don't know what the real name of this dish is though.
Saute onion, bell pepper and garlic in 2 tablespoons of the margarine or butter until tender. Add water. Layer cabbage, sausage, and potatoes and balance of butter and margarine in the pan. Season with Quebec Beef Spice and Old World Central Street Seasoning.
Cover and simmer on low heat until cabbage is desired doneness, stirring occasionally. This should only cook about 20 minutes or the time it takes to make the potatoes tender.
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