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Beef Soup

A tasty vegetable beef soup recipe, made with meaty beef chunks, pickles and vegetables. Very hearty and filling!
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 kg beef, cubed
  • 1/2 kg cubed ham
  • 1 beef stock cube
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 onions
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 4 pickles
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1/4 kg mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup olives, pitted


In a large pan combine meat and a stock cube. Add water, salt and pepper to taste. On low heat cook the meat until it becomes soft and tender.

In a pan add butter and fry the onions till golden brown. Cut the pickles in thin slices. Chop the tomatoes. Add the pickles and tomatoes to the onions and fry for 3-4 min.

Combine the mixture with the meat and stock and cook for 5 mins.

Stir thoroughly and serve hot in soup bowls. Garnish with olives, fresh black pepper, or soya sauce if desired.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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