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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Beef and Vegetable soup





Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   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.

15 comments:

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

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