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Ox Tail Soup

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Category: Soups, German

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Ox tails; disjointed or
  • 2 Veal tails
  • 1 Onion; medium, sliced
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 8 c Water
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 4 Peppercorns
  • 1/4 c Parsley; chopped
  • 1/2 c Carrots; diced
  • 1 c Celery; diced
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 c Tomatoes; drained
  • 1 ts Thyme; dried, crushed
  • 1 tb Unbleached flour
  • 1 tb Butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c Madeira


In a 4-quart Dutch Oven brown oxtail and onion in hot oil for several
minutes. Add water, salt and peppercorns; simmer uncovered for about 2
hours. Cover and continue to simmer for 3 additional hours. Add the
parsley, carrots, celery, bay leaf, tomatoes, and thyme; continue simmering
for 30 minutes longer or until the vegetables are tender. Strain stock and
refrigerate for an hour or more. In a blender puree the edible meat and
vegetables and reserve. Remove fat from top of stock and reheat. In a
large, dry frypan brown flour over high heat. Cool slightly. Add the butter
or margarine, blend. A little at a time, add the stock and vegetables.
Correct seasoning and add madeira just before serving.

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