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Spare Rib and Sour Kraut Soup Recipe

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This recipe for Spare Rib and Sour Kraut Soup, by , is from The Adams & Young Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Zalewski
Added: Monday, October 30, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 X-large jar of Sour Kraut (1-2 lbs),
1 slab ribs - cut into 2 bone pieces,
1 large onion,
1 small onion,
2 small grated potatoes,
3 tbsp flour or cornstarch.

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse Kraut in water to remove sour taste.
Boil riibs in water until brown, remove and dump first water.
In large soup pot begin with 19 cups water.
Add kraut, large diced onion, salt and pepper.
Add ribs and cook for about 2 hours or until meat begins to fall off rib bones.
Grate 2 potatoes, mix w/ 1/2 cup water and add to soup pot.

In small fry pan, melt 2 Tbsp butter, and small onion until onion is transparent.
Add 3 tbsp flour/cornstarch to paste consistency.
Stir over heat until light brown, stirring consistently.
Add water to fry pan until you reach gravy thickness.
Before adding gravy to soup, remove ribs to debone, and return meat to pot then add gravy mixture.
Simmer 30 - 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Boil cubed potatoes separately and add to soup.
Salt & Pepper to taste.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Approximately 3 Hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This soup freezes well and if made patiently has great flavor when finished.

 

 

 

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