*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          MOCK CREOLE TURTLE SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Meats
                 Cajun
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
           ---           -----WALDINE VAN GEFFEN
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      1/4   lb           Butter
      1/2   c            Flour
    2       lb           Lean stewing beef -- 1 cubes
      1/2   c            Tasso -- minced
    1 1/2   c            Onions -- chopped
      3/4   c            Celery -- chopped
      1/2   c            Carrot -- chop fine
    3       cl           Garlic -- minced
    1 1/2   c            Tomatoes -- peel, seed, chop
    2       ts           Tomato paste
    1       tb           Worcestershire sauce
    1                    Lemon -- seed, chop fine
                         -including juice and skin
    1       tb           Fresh parsley -- chopped
    1       t            Dried leaf thyme
    1 1/2   qt           Beef stock
    1       t            White pepper
    1 1/4   ts           Cayenne pepper
    3                    Bay leaves
    3                    Eggs -- hard-boil, chop
                         Green onions -- chopped for
                         -garnish
                         Sherry
 
   Heat butter in heavy sauce pan, brown beef cubes and
   remove. Add flour and cook while stirring until roux
   is medium brown. Add onions, celery, carrots and
   garlic and cook for 5 minutes until soft. Add meat and
   all remaining ingredients except eggs, green onions
   and sherry. Stir to blend and simmer until meat is
   very tender, about 1-1/2 hours, add a little water if
   needed during cooking. Taste for salt and pepper and,
   if desired, Tabasco. Add eggs and cook for 5 more
   minutes. Garnish with green onions and pass the
   sherry. Source: Upperline Restaurant, N.O.LA.
  
 
 
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