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                        WEST INDIES PEPPER POT SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Meats
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   lb           Salt Pork
    1 1/2   lb           Short Rib of Beef, 3 pieces
    1 1/2   lb           Stew Beef, cut into 2 cubes
   12       c            Water
      1/2   ts           Dried Thyme
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Pepper
                         Lg Onion, peeled & diced
    2       x            Cloves Garlic, crushed
    2       x            Scallions, with some tops *
    2       tb           Salad oil
                         Lg Green Pepper, cleaned  **
   10       oz           Fresh Spinach, washed, trimm
   10       oz           Fresh Kale, washed & trimmed
    1       cn           Okra , drained (15 1/2 oz.)
    4       x            Med Sweet Potatoes,  ***
                         Lg Tomato, peeled & cubed
 
   *    cleaned and sliced
   **   and chopped
   ***  peeled and cubed
   Put salt pork and short rib pieces in a large kettle;
   brown ribs on all sides. Add stew beef and brown on
   all sides. Pour in water and slowly bring just to a
   boil. Skim. Add thyme, salt, and pepper. Lower heat
   and simmer, covered, 1 hour, occassionally removing
   any scum that rises to the top.  While meat is
   simmering, saute onion, garlic, and scallions in
   heated oil in a skillet until tender. Add green pepper
   and saute 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
    After meat has cooked 1 hour, add sauteed vegetables
   and other ingredients to the kettle. Continue to cook
   slowly, covered, about 30 minutes, until vegetables
   and meat are cooked. Remove from heat and cool
   slightly. Take out short ribs and cut off and discard
   any fat. Cube meat and return to kettle. Reheat, if
   necessary.   Serves 8.
  
 
 
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