11 Reviews

wow! Great taste. The only change I made was to coat oxtails in flour and brown them on all sides before putting them in the crockpot. A definite keeper!

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cawm November 21, 2008

My DH & I loved this recipe! It's hands down, the easiest Oxtail Soup I'ev ever made. I made two small amendments: 1) I browned the oxtails in the oven under a high broiler for 3 minutes per side for some extra flavor. 2)I doubled the amound of carrots and cut them into 1" slices on the bias. We'll be making this again. Thanks for posting!

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MrsDoty January 19, 2007

I have to say this is the easiest and best oxtail soup I have ever made. The only thing that I changed was I used regular barley and put it in, in the beginning as the tomatos too. I also used a 32 oz box of beef broth as part of the water. Cooked it 10 hours in crockpot and when I got home from work it smelled delish. My family was already eating it. Very very good. Did not need to brown the oxtails but mom never did when when I was growing up so I am use to it. Paula Deen has a great recipe for braised oxtails made in the oven. I love oxtails, glad to see people like them also.

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plmezzano1127 September 28, 2011

I found the recipe needed some spicing up so I added 1step beef flavoring, onion powder & garlic powder, regular black pepper, basil, & parsley.

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snugglebug14305 January 06, 2010

I absolutely adore this recipe!!! I have been looking longingly at the oxtails in my supermarket, remembering the soup my friend's mother used to make for me upon request. I finally have a recipe, so I can actually buy them now!!! I do recommend refrigerating the soup, skimming the hardened fat off, then reheating...But SO YUMMY!!!

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Omegachowz October 07, 2008

This was really good! I did coat the soup bones in a flour and seasoning mix. I used large couscous instead of barley because that what was in the pantry.

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Adopt Pets September 30, 2013

This is yummy comfort food. I found it delicious. I used a 4-quart crockpot which was too small, and had to remove 2 to 2 1/2 cups water which may have concentrated flavors a little. I also forgot to add the tomatoes. But I thought the soup was perfect this way. Next time I'll try browning the oxtails first. Also, slicing carrots is a good suggestion, and I will add the tomatoes. But if I forget again, I won't mind it one bit!

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Lorraine of AZ January 01, 2010

I found this recipe very bland. I think 2-1/2 qts of water is too much or it needs to be spiced up.

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beaveril December 23, 2008

Always enjoy a good bowl of soup.

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karen in tbay March 08, 2007

P.S. Seasoning used: kosher salt, ground peppercorns, 2 bay leaves (removed at end) parsley, thyme,

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eamadison49_6090068 December 16, 2013
Slow Cooker (Crock Pot) Oxtail Barley Soup