West Indies Pepper Pot Soup Recipe

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West Indies Pepper Pot Soup

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Serves:

8

Ingredients

1/4 lb
salt pork
1.5 lb
beef short ribs, 3" pieces
1.5 lb
stew beef, in 2" cubes
12 c
water
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1.5 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1 large
onion, peeled and diced
2
garlic cloves, crushed
1
bunch green onions, including tops, chopped
2 Tbsp
salad oil
1 large
green bell pepper, chopped
10 oz
spinach, fresh and trimmed
15.5 oz
okra, drained
4 medium
sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed
1 large
tomato, peeled and cubed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put salt pork and short rib pieces in a large kettle; brown ribs on all sides.
2
Add stew beef and brown on all sides.
3
Pour in water and slowly bring just to a boil; skim.
4
Add thyme, salt and pepper; lower heat and simmer, covered, 1 hour, occasionally removing any scum that rises to the top.
5
While meat is simmering, saute onion, garlic and scallions in heated oil in a skillet until tender; add green pepper and saute 1 minute.
6
Remove from heat and set aside.
7
After meat has cooked 1 hour, add sauteed vegetables and other ingredients to the kettle; continue to cook slowly, covered, about 30 minutes, until vegetables and meat are cooked.
8
Remove from heat and cool slightly.
9
Take out short ribs and cut off and discard any fat; cube meat and return to kettle - Reheat, if necessary.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy