*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                        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  pound         Salt Pork
    1 1/2  pounds        Short Rib of Beef -- 3 pieces
    1 1/2  pounds        Stew Beef -- cut into 2 cubes
   12      cups          Water
      1/2  teaspoon      Dried Thyme
    1 1/2  teaspoons     Salt
      1/4  teaspoon      Pepper
                         Lg Onion -- peeled & diced
                         Cloves Garlic -- crushed
                         Scallions -- with some tops *
    2      tablespoons   Salad oil
                         Lg Green Pepper -- cleaned  **
   10      ounces        Fresh Spinach, washed -- trimm
   10      ounces        Fresh Kale -- washed & trimmed
    1      can           Okra -- drained (15 1/2 oz.)
                         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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