Sip on Some Sumptuous Beef Soup - Yummy and Healthy

There is no better time to focus on immune boosting foods, with an added collagen benefit. So try the yummy traditional Caribbean beef soup.

Beef soup“Beef soup”Here’s how you can make it at home, according to this Grace Foods recipe:

INGREDIENTS

* 24 cups water

* 1 lb. soup bone/meat

* 4 cloves garlic, crushed

* 1/2 lb. carrot, cubed

* 1/4 lb. turnip, cubed

* 1 lb. pumpkin, cubed

* 1/2 lb. chocho, peeled and cubed

* 1 lb. yellow yam, peeled and cubed

FOR DUMPLING MIXTURE

* 1 lb. flour

* 1/8 tsp. salt

* 1/4 cup water

SEASONING FOR SOUP

* 1 packet Grace Cock Soup Mix

* 1 stalk scallion

* 1 sprig thyme

* 1 tbsp. all-purpose seasoning

* 1 whole scotch bonnet pepper

* 1 tsp. salt

* 5 whole pimento berries

METHOD

In a large pot bring water to a boil. Clean and chop soup bone/meat and add to the pot along with crushed garlic.

Add carrot, turnip, pumpkin, chocho and cook until the meat is tender. Peel and add yellow yam.

For dumpling mixture, combine flour with one- eighth teaspoon of salt and half cup water and knead to form a smooth dough. Cover and allow to relax for 10 minutes.

Cut dough in about 12 pieces and shape into dumplings and add to the soup.

Seasoning for Soup: Stir in Grace Cock Soup Mix, beaten scallion, thyme, all-purpose seasoning, scotch bonnet pepper, salt and pimento. Allow to simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.

Serves five.