Beef and Lotus Root Soup

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Title: Beef and Lotus Root Soup
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Soups


1 lb Short ribs of beef
1 lb Fresh lotus root
6 Chinese red dates
6 c Water
1 tb Soy sauce
1 ts Salt

1. Chop beef ribs in 11/2-inch sections. Peel lotus root; cut in
1/4-inch slices.

2. Place beef and lotus root in a saucepan with red dates and cold
water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat at once, skim surface to clear, then
simmer, covered, 45 minutes.

3. Stir in soy sauce and salt. Simmer another minute.

VARIATION: Add with beef, etc., any or all of the following: 1 leek
stalk, cut in sections; 2 slices fresh ginger root; 1 piece dried tangerine
peel (soaked).

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