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Consomme

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Ingredients
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 4
  Cold basic stock 1 Quart
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Brown food coloring 3 Drop
  Madeira 1 Tablespoon
  Cognac 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium saucepan add water and egg whites. Beat to a foam.
2. Mix cold stock, salt, and pepper.
3. Just as it begins to boil decrease heat and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes.
4. Strain the liquid through wet cheesecloth. Do not break up egg whites.
5. Color with food coloring if beef stock is used
6. Stir Madeira and cognac for flavor.

SERVING
7. Serve plain or with garnish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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