Caldo De Res (Beef Soup)

A traditional Mexican beef and vegetable soup seasoned with cumin, cilantro and lime.

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 1 pound(s) beef shank
  • 1 tomato quartered
  • 2 potatoes cubed
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 carrots chopped
  • 1/2 med head of cabbage chopped
  • 4 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 6 teaspoon(s) fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 2 ounce(s) fresh lime juice


  1. In a large pot over low heat, comgine the beef, tomato, potatoes, onion, carrots, cabbage, garlic, 5 teaspoons cilantro, salt and cumin.
  2. Add enough water to cover and stir well.
  3. Cover and simmer 2 hours.
  4. Remove lid, stir, simmer for another hour with lid off.
  5. Serve hot. Just before eating, squeeze the fresh lime juice to taste and sprinkle with remaining cilantro.
January 2013

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