Becsinalt Fogolyleves (Quail Soup)

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Title: Becsinalt Fogolyleves (Quail Soup)
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Soups, Game, Poultry, Hungary


3 Quail
1 tb Butter, unsalted
1 tb Lard
2 Carrots; sliced
1 sm Onions; sliced
1 c Peas; shelled
4 Mushroom caps; sliced
- Boletus if possible
2 tb Flour, all-purpose
1 ts Parlsey, flat; chopped
1 pn Salt
6 c Stock, meat
1/4 c Sour cream

Clean quail and cut into serving pieces. Melt butter and lart in soup
pot. Brown quail very rapidly for a few minutes; then add vegetables,
mushrooms and 1/2 cup water.
Cook slowly, uncovered, until water almost disappears. By this time,
quail should be quite done.
Add flour, parsley and salt; stir well. Add meat stock; bring to a boil.
Cook over very low heat for a few more minutes.
Just before serving, mix in the sour cream. Serve liver dumplings or
marrow dumpling in the soup.
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