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Lynn's Plaza III Steak Soup

Lynn's Plaza III Steak Soup

The steak soup at the Plaza III restaurant, long a favorite in KC, has been a signature item for 25 years. This is my version of the recipe

  • Yield: 8 servings ( Serving Size: People )
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes


  • 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon(s) beef base paste (such as McCormick's Beef Base)
  • 3 teaspoon(s) browning sauce (such as Kitchen Bouqet)
  • 1 cup(s) butter
  • 1 cup(s) carrots, chopped bite-sized
  • 1 cup(s) celery, chopped bite sized
  • 2 cup(s) chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cup(s) frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • 1 cup(s) onions, chopped bite sized
  • 1 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1 cup(s) red wine, divided
  • 1 pound(s) sirloin steak, cubed
  • 1 quart(s) water


Cube sirloin into bite size pieces. Brown steak in a skillet with about 1 tablespoon of olive oil; Drain and set aside.

Place chopped onions, celery and carrots in a small saucepan; add water just to cover. Heat to boiling and boil just unitil vegetables are crisp-tender; drain and set aside.

Melt butter in a dutch oven over medium heat. Stir in flour and blend until smooth. Gradually stir in 1 quart of water plus 1/2 cup of wine. Cook, stirring unitl hot, smooth and thickened. Stir in seasoned salt, pepper, beef base and tomatoes. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in browning sauce, frozen mixed vegetables, cooked vegetables, remaining wine and browned meat. Cover and cook over medium heat 30 minutes stirring occasionnally.

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