Source: Jim Norman, Nashville Fire Department, Nashville, Tennessee
1 head cabbage, chopped
1 pound ground beef
1/2 pound Italian or breakfast sausage
2 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
1 large onion, chopped
1 (15 ounce) can tomato puree
3/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
Dash of sugar
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 package sliced smoked sausage or kielbasa
Hot sauce to taste, optional
Crumble ground beef and Italian sausage together in a large skillet; add onion and garlic and brown meat. Drain. Pour meat mixture into regular size crock pot or medium size stew pot. Add all remaining ingredients. Add a little water if needed. Cook 1 hour on stovetop or all day in a crockpot on LOW.
Serve with cornbread.