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Mexican Beef Soup)

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    rita_baker36posted 10 years ago

    l (Mexican Beef Soup)
    2 pounds beef shank, with bone
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    2 teaspoons salt
    2 teaspoons ground black pepper
    1 onion, chopped
    1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes
    3 cups beef broth
    4 cups water
    2 medium carrot, coarsely chopped
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 potato, quartered (optional)
    2 ears corn, husked and cut into thirds
    2 chayotes, quartered (optional)
    1 medium head cabbage, cored and cut into wedges
    1/4 cup sliced pickled jalapenos
    1/4 cup finely chopped onion
    1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    2 limes, cut into wedges
    4 radishes, quartered

    Cut the meat from the beef bones into about 1/2 inch pieces, leaving some on the bones.
    Heat a heavy soup pot over medium-high heat until very hot. Add the oil, tilting the pan to coat the bottom. Add the meat and bones, and season with salt and pepper. Cook and stir until thoroughly browned.
    Add 1 onion, and cook until onion is also lightly browned. Stir in the tomatoes and broth. The liquid should cover the bones by 1/2 inch. If not, add enough water to compensate. Reduce heat to low, and simmer for 1 hour with the lid on loosely. If meat is not tender, continue cooking for another 10 minutes or so.
    Pour in the water, and return to a simmer. Add the carrot and 1/4 cup cilantro, and cook for 10 minutes, then stir in the potato, corn and chayote. Simmer until vegetables are tender. Push the cabbage wedges into the soup, and cook for about 10 more minutes.
    Ladle soup into large bowls, including meat vegetables and bones. Garnish with jalapenos, minced onion, and additional cilantro. Squeeze lime juice over all, and serve with radishes.

  2. livelonger profile image93
    livelongerposted 10 years ago


    You should probably put these recipes in separate hubs, one for each recipe, not in the forums.

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    rita_baker36posted 10 years ago

    thank you . for the informent .

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    novakankaposted 10 years ago

    Do you have a pic of this meal?

    Novak Anka

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    LasVegasFreeAdsposted 10 years ago

    Reading the post for the mexican beef soup make me hungry .. Its sounds fantastic, But what is chayotes ?