Add 1 finely chopped onion to the minced meat, squeezed through a press for 1 clove. garlic. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add a pinch of your favorite spices. Knead the minced meat well and let it brew for at least 15 minutes.
Make small balls of minced meat about the same size. Fry in a frying pan with high edges in a small amount of oil.
Add the finely chopped onion and fry for a few seconds.
Then add the bacon. Stir and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
Cut the potatoes into small cubes, send them to a saucepan, pour everything with vegetable broth or boiling water (the amount depends on how thick you like the soup). Cook under the lid until the potatoes are ready.
At this time, the cabbage is disassembled into small inflorescences.
In a frying pan with ready potatoes, send cabbage plus bay leaf. Simmer for about 5 minutes.
Add the herbs and chopped garlic. Add pepper.
If it is necessary, then more salt is needed.
This soup can be prepared in the same way with rice, adding it with potatoes, or send pre-boiled rice to the finished dish.
Very tasty with sour cream.