Preparation info

  • Makes about

    4 Quarts

    • Difficulty


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Soups and Stews

Soups and Stews

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

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  • 3 medium yellow onions, halved
  • 12 lb. beef shin bones, cut into 2″ pieces (ask your butcher to do this)
  • 3


  1. Place onions, cut side down, in a large stockpot. Cook over high, without turning, until blackened, 5–7 minutes. Transfer onions to a bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat pot over high and, working in batches, cook shin bone pieces, turning as needed, until browned, 15–20 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-high and return all bone pieces to pot. Stir in reserved onio