Smoked-Sausage, Cabbage, and Potato Soup
In a separate pan, cook three quarters of a pound of sausage links, cut into slices, and stir them into the soup instead of the smoked sausage.
Portugal, while justly renowned for its ports and Madeiras, is also a great source of excellent values in robust, dry red wines. The earthy, spicy richness of these reds is perfect for rustic fare such as this. Ask for one at your local wine shop.