Oxtail Soup

Preparation info

  • 6

    helpings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      4 hr 30

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Ingredients

  • 1 ox tail
  • 1 oz. beef dripping
  • 1 onion

Method

Cleanse the ox tail, remove outside fat and joint the tail. Make the dripping hot, in it fry half the meat till brown, then remove it Slice the vegetables and fry them till golden-brown, then remove them. Put the fried and raw meat and the fried vegetables into a deep pan, cover with the liquid, bring very slowly to boiling-point Add the salt, herbs and peppercorns and simmer very gently for 3–