Vegetable Soup No. 1

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. shin of beef, ½ meat, ½ fat and bone
  • 2 qts. cold water
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ small carrot
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ small turnip
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 sprig parsley
  • 1 cup tomato
  • 1 piece of celery root
  • ½ cup cabbage
  • 30 pods of shelled peas

Method

Wipe the meat, cut it into small pieces. Put it with the salt into the cold water and let it stand ½ hour. Simmer 4 hours; then add the vegetables cut fine and the seasoning. Cook 1 hour longer, strain and cool. When ready to use, remove cake of fat, bring the stock to a boil, adding more salt if necessary.