Hearty Oxtail Soup Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time4 Hr 0 Min
Ready In4 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main Ingredient


 Onion1 Large
 Fat1 Tablespoon
 Carrots2 , chopped
 Chopped lean ham/Beef1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sprig thyme1
 Parsley sprigs1
 Bay leaf1
 Whole cloves3
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 All purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Beef consomme/Water2 Quart
 Pearl barley3 Tablespoon
 Sherry2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Cayenne To Taste


Cut oxtail into joints.
Chop onion and saute in hot fat until golden.
Add oxtail pieces and brown slowly.
Add carrots and ham.
When mixture browns, add thyme, parsley, bay leaf, cloves, and garlic, all chopped very fine.
Continue to brown; stir in flour.
Add consomme and barley.
Lower heat and simmer, covered, for about 4 hours, or until meat is tender.
Season to taste with salt, pepper, and cayenne.
Add sherry when ready to serve.
Makes about 8 to 10 servings.