Oxtail Soup II

Oxtail Soup II


"This recipe is used in Sri Lanka -- it's a little similar to a Mexican-style beef soup. Eat this soup with bread and butter."


45 m servings 908 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 908 kcal
  • 45%
  • Fat:
  • 38 g
  • 58%
  • Carbs:
  • 78.2g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 66.1 g
  • 132%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 201 mg
  • 67%
  • Sodium:
  • 1261 mg
  • 50%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large stock pot add oxtail, beef, potatoes, onion, tomatoes, celery, carrots, cabbage and cucumbers. Fill stock pot with water until all ingredients are covered.
  2. Stir in bouillon cubes and season with pepper. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender and beef is cooked through.
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  1. 14 Ratings


This is a so so recipe at best. Oxtail soup is also called poor man's soup. In the old days because it was made from whatever you had available. Now it's poor man's soup because of what oxtails ...

Fry the oxtails first. Don't crowd the pan. Get them nice and brown. Deglaze with 1/2 cup of red wine then proceed with the recipe.

Really tasty, and when the grease is dipped off, it if heart healty.

This is great! I did add a large can of beef broth to take the place of some of the water. I also eliminated the cucumber and added zuchinni instead. thanks

This was absolutely terrible. A complete waste of good vegetables. I have no idea how it was supposed to go together, but it says to put the meat and the veggies together in the pot at the sam...

I have been making oxtail soup for years, my grandmother's recipe. I can't imagine boiling the tails with the veggies! I always brown my tails and meat, add onion and celery, bay leaves, a can o...

This is fantastic!!! the meat is so tender and delicious.

I've grown up eating oxtail soup. It used to be made usually at the end of the week and throw all the leftover veggies in. I've changed it a bit. I used a pkg of frozen veggies, celery, carrots,...

Excellent. My 1st time making any type of oxtail soup was for Mothers' Day. I have prepared it every sunday since. My family loves it. I boiled the oxtails for 45 minutes then added the other in...