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Beef And Kraut Soup

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Ingredients
  Beef shank crosscuts 2 Pound
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped to make 1/2 cup
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Whole cloves 4
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned sauerkraut 8 Ounce, snipped (1 Can)
  Canned tomatoes 8 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Apple 1 Medium, peeled, cored, and chopped
  Green pepper 1 , chopped to make 1/2 cup
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1.In a saucepan, heat oil and brown the beef, remove and set aside.
2.In the same pan add onion and garlic to drippings and cook till onion is tender.
3.To the pan, add beef, cloves, bay leaf, salt, pepper, and 4 cups water; cover and simmer for about 1 1/2 hours.
4.Remove the beef from the pan and discard the bay leaf and cloves.
5.When cool enough to handle, remove meat from bones; cut up meat and return to broth; discard bones.
6.Add the un-drained sauerkraut, un-drained tomatoes, apple, green pepper, and sugar and bring it to boil.
7.Cover and simmer for another 20 minutes more or until pepper is tender.

SERVING
8.Arrange the meat and vegetables to a serving bowl and divide the broth among the soup bowls and top each serving with sour cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Stewed
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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