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Mock Terrapin Soup

Made with lean beef and enriched with real cream and butter, this is a rich soup with lots of flavor.

Mock Terrapin Soup Recipe

3 pounds lean beef
1 pint milk
1 Tablespoon flour
½ teaspoon mace
½ teaspoon dry mustard
1 ½ quarts water
1 stick butter
1 cup cream
salt and pepper to taste

  1. Boil the meat and water until reduced by a third.
  2. Add the milk and butter.
  3. Remove the meat and grind or chop fine.  Return to stock.
  4. Simmer for 5 minutes more.  Add flour dissolved in cream and seasonings.  Cook until thickened.  Serves 8.


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