Baked Beef & Vegetable Soup Recipe
4 lb Short ribs of beef
1 each Onion skin on studded with
3 cl Garlic peeled and
4 each Whole black peppercorns
4 cup Beef broth
3 small Leeks roots trimmed and 1
-inch of green left on cut
-into 1/4 x 2 inch julienne
-strips well washed
3 each Carrots cut into 1/4 x 2
-inch julienne strips
3 each Celery ribs cut into
-1/4 x 2 inch julienne
8 each White mushroom caps cut
-into thin slices
2 cup Shaped pasta cooked until
Salt and fresh ground black
-pepper to taste
2 tbsp Chopped dill
2 tbsp Parsley
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place beef, onion, garlic,
peppercorns and broth in an oven-proof casserole. Add water to
cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil. Cover and bake in the
oven about 2 hours, until beef is very tender. Remove meat and
cool. Shred from bones, discarding any fat and the bones.
COver. Pour broth through a fine mesh strainer into a gravy
separator or bowl. Allow to cool. Pour or skim off fat and
return defatted broth to the casserole. Add leeks, carrots and
celery to casserole. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer,
covered, 3 minutes. Add shredded beef to broth with mushrooms,
pasta, salt and pepper. Bake, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove
from oven and stir in dill and parsley. Serve immediately in
deep soup bowls.
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