Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Beef and Vegetable soup

Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   2      lbs           beef shank -- cut in pieces
   3      quarts        water
   1      large         onion -- diced
   1      T             salt
     1/2  t             thyme
     1/2  cup           split peas
   6      medium        carrots, peeled -- sliced in 1" pieces
   3      medium        tomatoes, peeled -- seeded/chop coarsley
   1 1/2  cups          whole kernel corn -- fresh or frozen
   8      small         onions
   1      large         potato -- peeled/cubed
   1      cup           fresh spinach -- chopped
   1      cup           fresh green beans, broken -- in small pieces
   1      cup           fresh green peas
   1      cup           fresh lima beans
   1      cup           tomato ketchup
   2      T             fresh parsley chopped

-Arrange the pieces of beef shank in the bottom of a large kettle.  Cover with the water:
-add the diced onion, salt, and thyme, and bring to a boil.
-Skim the fat from the surface of the soup and when no more appears, ad
d the split peas, cover the kettle and simmer over low heat for 4 hours.  Remove the shank bones. 
-Cut the meat off the bones and return to the kettle.  Discard bones. 
-Add the rest of the vegetables to the soup mixture,cover and simmer an additional 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.  Adjust the seasoning.


  1. looks sooooo goood

  2. Looks good might need to try it.

  3. Helpin a brother out.

    I'm also a big fan of soup, so this whole blog is relevant to my interests ;)

  4. I love me some soup. I hope my visit helps you buy more soup!

  5. interesting concept for a blog

    will definitely monitor

  6. Three awful looking soups in a row :|
    Tsk tsk tsk.

  7. I making this today! check back later for more for sure ;)

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  11. I just had my wife make this for me, yum! I'm here to show some support. ;)

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  13. Will you post how to make Potato and Leek soup?