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                          BULGARIAN MEATBALL SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Ground beef
    6       tb           Rice
    1       t            Paprika
    1       t            Dried savory
                         Salt, pepper
                         Flour
    6       c            Water
    2                    Beef bouillon cubes
      1/2                Bunch green onions -- sliced
    1                    Green bell pepper -- chopped
    2                    Carrots -- peeled,sliced thin
    3                    Tomatoes -- peeled & chopped
    1                    Sm. yellow chiles, split *
      1/2                Bunch parsley -- minced
    1                    Egg
    1                    Lemon (Juice only)
 
   *Note: Remove most of the seeds from the chiles.
   Combine beef, rice, paprika and savory. Season to
   taste with salt and pepper. Mix lightly but
   thoroughly. Form into 1-inch balls, then roll in
   flour. Combine water, bouillon cubes, 1 tablespoon
   salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, green onions, green pepper,
   carrots and tomatoes in large kettle. Cover, bring to
   boil, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes. Add
   meatballs, cover and bring to boil again. Reduce heat
   and simmer 20 minutes. Add chiles and simmer, covered,
   40 minutes or until rice is cooked. Add parsley during
   last 5 minutes of cooking time. Taste and add more
   salt and pepper, if needed. Just before serving, beat
   egg with lemon juice. Stir 1 to 2 tablespoons hot soup
   into egg mixture, then stir egg mixture into soup.
   Heat and stir until soup is thickened slightly, but do
   not allow to boil.
  
 
 
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