Marilyn's Soups

 

Mock Turtle Soup

  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 10 ounces catsup
  • 1 1/2 quarts water
  • 1 can brown gravy
  • 2 t. Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 c. browned flour
  • 3/4 c. cold water
  • 3 bouillon cubes
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. pepper
  • 1 T. brown sugar
  • 1 T. vinegar
  • 1 t. each cloves and allspice
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 hard cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • Sherry, optional

Brown meat and onions together. Add the catsup, water and gravy.

Bring to a boil. Mix together the Worcestershire, flour and water and stir in. Stir in remaining ingredients except the eggs, lemon and sherry.

Simmer, covered, for 2 hours. In the last 5 minutes add the eggs and lemon slices. Add a splash of sherry if desired.

 

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