thanks MilwFoodlovers – looks like a winner!
Mader’s Restaurant Oxtail Soup
5 pounds oxtails, cut up
1 gallon homemade beef stock (about)
2 medium onions (divided)
2 medium carrots (divided)
4 ribs celery (divided)
Butter to saute vegetables
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon whole thyme
1 teaspoon leaf oregano
1 teaspoon sweet basil
1 teaspoon freshly chopped garlic
1 teaspoon beef base
1 teaspoon celery salt
1 tablespoon salt
2 fresh tomatoes, peeled, cored, chopped
1 cup uncooked barley, cooked according to package directions
2 cups dry sherry mixed with 1/2 cup cornstarch
In large soup pot, combine oxtails with 1 gallon stock. Add 1 coarsely chopped onion, 1 coarsely chopped carrot and 2 coarsely chopped ribs celery. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer uncovered, 6 to 8 hours. If needed, add extra stock to keep oxtails covered. Strain simmered stock and reserve. Discard vegetables. Let meat cool slightly, then remove from bone and set aside. Discard bones.
Finely cut remaining onion, carrot and celery. Melt small amount of butter in saute pan and add vegetables along with bay leaves, thyme, oregano, basil, garlic, beef base, celery salt and salt. Cook until vegetables are tender.
When vegetables are tender, add to strained stock along with reserved meat and tomatoes. Bring to boil and add cooked barley. Gradually add sherry/cornstarch mixture to thicken soup. Remove bay leaves before serving.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Source: Mader’s German Restaurant, 1037 N. Old World 3rd St. Milwaukee, WS. and JS Online
yum – i love oxtails any way i can get ’em!
hope someone comes up with that recipe…
First you catch an ox.[:D]
Sorry, couldn’t resist.
Plea for help! I had a recipe for German style oxtail soup that I picked up when stationed at Landstuhl AFB in the 50’s. I lost the darn recipe. Does anybody have anything of the sort?
German Style Oxtail Soup
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