Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 4 mins

This is a delicious and different meat soup that comes from "Jewish Cooking for Dummies." You can thicken the soup with a slurry of flour and water if you like. Enjoy!


  1. Mix cumin, turmeric, and pepper.
  2. Put beef in a large pot and sprinkle with salt and spice mixture.
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes, turning occasionally.
  4. Add onion and tomatoes and enough boiling water to cover meat.
  5. Bring to a boil and skim foam from surface.
  6. Cover and cook over low heat for about 2 hours.
  7. Peel the potatoes and add to the soup, if necessary, add water to cover.
  8. Cook over low heat until meat and potatoes are tender (about 1 additional hour) Adjust seasoning, remove onion and tomatoes.
  9. Serve and enjoy!
Most Helpful

Out of this world and very easy to make!

leahsimon22 January 14, 2007