479 Consommé Ordinaire

Ordinary Consommé

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Preparation info

  • To make

    4 litres

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 30

Appears in

Le Guide Culinaire

By Auguste Escoffier

Published 1903

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Nutritive Ingredients

  • kg (3 lb 6 oz) very lean beef, well trimmed and chopped

Flavouring Ingredients

  • 100 g ( oz) carrots
  • 200 g (7 oz) leek
  • both roughly chopped into small pieces

Clarifying agent

  • 2 egg whites


Method of clarification

Place the chopped meat, vegetables and whites in a small stockpot, mix well together, add the White Bouillon, bring to the boil stirring it gently from time to time, then allow it to simmer very gently for the time indicated. When ready, pass the Consommé through a clean cloth.