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Catholic Recipe: Mock Turtle Soup - 2


  • 2 lbs. ground beef
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. allspice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 bottle regular size ketchup
  • 1/2 bottle Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 oz. tomato puree
  • 1 carrot
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 2 whole lemons
  • 2 onions
  • 3/4 c. white wine
  • 3 hard boiled eggs
  • 15 or 20 ginger snaps
  • 2 quarts water
  • Details

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: n/a
  • Origin: England

Here is a variation for those who don't have or would rather not use a calf's head to make this soup.


Brown ground beef; combine with next 6 ingredients. In a blender or food processor puree the carrot, celery, lemons and onions with 2 quarts water; add wine and vegetable mixture to beef mixture. Simmer 1 hour. Add 3 chopped hard- boiled eggs and break ginger snaps into mixture. Simmer another 1 1/2 hours. Hearty, robust and filling!

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