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Beef Tea

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  Lean beef 1 Pound
  Water 1 Pint
  Salt 1 Pinch

Mince beef finely and put it into a tall casserole.
Cover with water and add salt.
Let it stand for an hour, stirring it now and again to release juices.
Put on the lid.
Place casserole in a saucepan of cold water.
The water should be about two thirds up the casserole, cover, and simmer for 2-3 hours.
Alternatively, place casserole in a pan of water in the oven, for the same length of time.
Strain the beef tea through a coarse strainer or sieve.
Too fine a strainer will keep back nourishing particles.
Remove any specks of fat with soft paper.
A little sherry or Madeira can turn this into an excellent clear soup.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 676 Calories from Fat 257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g43.9%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g59.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 190.5 mg63.5%

Sodium 514.4 mg21.4%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 99 g197.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 12.7% Iron 40.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Beef Tea Recipe