Beef Bone Stock

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Stock Ingredients:

2 lbs soup bones, either short ribs or oxtail, or talk to your butcher to find out what is available
1 T vegetable oil, or other high heat oil
Cheesecloth and cooking twine
1 carrot, sliced into three pieces, root and stem removed
Skin and first layer of one large onion
2 sprigs parsley
Center ribs of celery, including all the leaves
15 or so pepper corns, a small handful will do
6 cups water
1/2 t salt Read More


Beef Bone and Vegetable Soup

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Ingredients:

2 t olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 celery stalks
3 carrots, peeled and sliced
4 cloves garlic
1 recipe Beef Bone Stock (6 cups)
2 (15 oz) cans diced tomatoes
1 T fresh parsley, chopped
1 parmesan rind
1/2 t oregano
1 t garlic powder
1 bay leaf
Two shakes of crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste
4 medium red potatoes
12 oz cut or snapped green beans
Cooked beef from the bones that made the stock
Additional salt and pepper to taste

Alternative ingredient: use store bought stock and cut leftover roast or steak into small pieces and add it to the soup. Read More