Soups


Ona koja ima bolji nos,
Ona pravi bolji sos!

She who has a better nose,
She makes a better sauce!


Soup hints
Start your soup in cold water
Bring to a boil and skim well
Lower heat and cook slowly. This keeps your soup clear.

Boiled Beef Soup

Govedja supa

Place 2 lbs. pot roast with a marrow bone (ask butcher for this) in a large soup kettle. Place enough cold water to cover only. ( Too much water makes a weak soup). Bring it to a boil and skim off impurities. Add 2 stalks celery, 2 parsley roots and 2 carrots. Tie with a string. Add a largew yellow skinned unpeeled onion, 3 or 4 pepper corns and 1 t salt. Lower heat and simmer very slowly ( to keep your soup clear) for 2-1/2 hrs. or until meat is tender. Strain the liquid and add dumplings or cooked noodles to the broth. Meat or vegetables are delicious served separately with horseradish or tomato sauce.


Chicken Soup with Noodles

Pileca supa sa rezancima

Cook in a large pan filled with cold water: 1 chicken ( approx. 5 lbs.), sectioned and salted to taste. When it starts to boil, add these vegetables:
1 small whole onion
1 small clove garlic
8 carrots
2-3 parsnips
2-3 parsley roots and greens
1 stalk celery
2 bay leaves
1 t whole black pepper
1/4 section cabbage
Continue to boil until meat is done, on a slow fire. (This recipe takes approx. 6 hours to cook). Then add 4-6 potatoes and allow to simmer slowly until cooked throughly. Remove from fire and bring to a boil. Add noodles, cook until well done.


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