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Discussion in 'The BOC Diner' started by Igottheblues!, Apr 8, 2008.
Anybody got some some good recipes for turtle soup ?
Seems like that's all I could catch yesterday ?
10 ounces (2-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 pound turtle meat, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup minced celery (4 stalks)
2 medium onions, minced (2 medium)
1-1/2 teaspoons garlic, minced
3 bay leaves
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1-1/2 cups tomato purée
1 quart beef stock
NOTE: If turtle bones are available, add them to the beef bones when making the stock for this dish
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste, as needed
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced parsley
6 teaspoons dry sherry (add at the table)
Melt 8 ounces (2 sticks) butter in a heavy saucepan. Add the flour and cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat until the roux is light brown. Set aside.
In a 5-quart saucepan, melt the remaining butter and add turtle meat. Cook over high heat until the meat is brown. Add celery, onions, garlic and seasonings, and cook until the vegetables are transparent.
Add tomato purée, lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the stock and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the roux and cook over low heat, stirring, until the soup is smooth and thickened. Correct seasoning with salt and pepper to taste. Add lemon juice, eggs and parsley. Remove from heat and serve. At the table, add 1 teaspoon sherry to each soup plate.
i never made soup. i just like it to much for soup. i eat it as a meat meal
heres the way i do mine. makes it tender as a slow cooked pot roast.
Jeremy, Thanks for the great information, It looked great !
We appreciate you sharing it with us !
Is turtle soup good i havent ever tryed but catch alot of turtles
If you havent looked,I'm sure theres a few turtle recipes in the BOC member cookbook. its at the top of the page when you click on diner.