*  Exported from  MasterCook II  * 
  
                          Beef And Vegetable Soup 
  
 Recipe By     : Jo Anne Merrill 
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :2:00 
 Categories    : Meats                            Soups 
  
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method 
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    1      pound         beef stew meat -- cut in 1-inch cubes 
    2                    onions 
    2                    potatoes 
    3                    carrots 
    3                    celery stalks 
      1/4  head          cabbage 
    3      tablespoons   margarine 
    1 1/2  teaspoons     salt 
      1/2  teaspoon      black pepper 
  
      1. Melt margarine in a large heavy pot with lid. Trim meat of all fat
 and cut into 1-inch cubes. Brown beef on all sides. 
      2. Add vegetables (except cabbage) which have all been sliced into
 pieces of approximately the same size. Add 5 cups water. Cover and simmer
 for 1-1/2 hours, adding more water if needed.  
      3. Slice cabbage and add to pot along with salt and pepper. Simmer for
 20-25 minutes longer. 
  
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 Serving Ideas : Serve with a a salad and bread for a hearty meal.