Brisket and Vegetable Soup


Preparation info

  • Serves about


    , with lots of leftover soup for the next day
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

Tom Fitzmorris's New Orleans Food

By Tom Fitzmorris

Published 2018

  • About

I love homemade vegetable soup. My mother used to make this from time to time, and it was never often enough. I rediscovered this style of vegetable soup when I started going to old places like Tujague’s, Galatoire’s, and Maylie’s, where they used the stock from boiling briskets to make the soup.

What gives this soup a great edge is boiling all the vegetables except the carrots (which lend a nice color to the soup) separately, not in the soup itself. That way, when you add them righ