Plantation Vegetable And Beef Soup
|Vegetable oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Plum tomatoes||1 Cup (16 tbs), drained and chopped|
|Onions||2 Medium, chopped|
|Carrots||2 , chopped|
|Lean beef||6 Ounce, diced|
|Celery||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), diced|
|Chicken stock/Canned chicken broth||8 Cup (128 tbs)|
|Peas||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cooked|
Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan.
Add the onions, carrots, and celery and saute over medium heat until the vegetables are tender.
Do not brown.
Add the chicken stock and tomatoes.
Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, removing any scum that appears on the surface.
Add the meat and salt and pepper to taste and simmer for 10 minutes.
Add the peas just before serving.