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Vegetable Beef Soup with Cabbage and Lima Beans

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Meaty beef shanks, cabbage, and tomatoes make this old-fashioned soup hearty and delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 2 meaty beef shanks
  • 2 1/2 quarts water
  • 1 cup chopped cabbage
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cups corn
  • 1 cup turnips, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups cooked lima beans
  • 2 tablespoons flour

Preparation:

Place shanks in a large saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 3 hours. Cut beef from bones and return meat to broth; skim fat. Add chopped cabbage, tomatoes, onions, corn, and chopped turnip, along with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes, until vegetables are tender.

Add cooked lima beans and cook for 10 minutes longer.

Stir flour into about 3 to 4 tablespoons of cold water until smooth. Stir the flour mixture into the soup and continue to cook until thickened.

Serves 8 to 10.

 

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Vegetable Beef Soup Reco[e with Cabbage
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Vegetable Beef Soup with Cabbage and Lima Beans

By

Meaty beef shanks, cabbage, and tomatoes make this old-fashioned soup hearty and delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 2 meaty beef shanks
  • 2 1/2 quarts water
  • 1 cup chopped cabbage
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cups corn
  • 1 cup turnips, chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups cooked lima beans
  • 2 tablespoons flour

Preparation:

Place shanks in a large saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 3 hours. Cut beef from bones and return meat to broth; skim fat. Add chopped cabbage, tomatoes, onions, corn, and chopped turnip, along with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes, until vegetables are tender.

Add cooked lima beans and cook for 10 minutes longer.

Stir flour into about 3 to 4 tablespoons of cold water until smooth. Stir the flour mixture into the soup and continue to cook until thickened.

Serves 8 to 10.

 

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