Jamaican Beef Soup Recipe (Jamaica)




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Jamaican Beef Soup Recipe

Published Mar 14, 2004
Jamaican Beef Soup Recipe

The Jamaican Beef Soup is a favorite in Jamaica for Saturday soup. It is a hearty soup dish that features beef, carrots, turnips, pumpkin, cho cho (chayote squash), and yam. Often served with with flour dumplings.


  • 2 qt. water
  • 1 lb. soup bones or stewing steak
  • 1/2 lb. carrots, cubed
  • 1/4 lb. turnips, cubed
  • 1 lb. pumpkin, cut up
  • 1/2 lb. cho cho, cut up
  • 1 lb. yellow yam, cut up
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 2 stalks escallion
  • 1 tablespoon salt

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  1. Boil soup bones in 2 qts. water (about 30 minutes in pressure cooker).
  2. Cut up vegetables, yam and cho cho and add with seasonings to soup.
  3. Dumplings may be added if desired.
  4. Once it starts to boil, simmer uncovered until yam is cooked and soup is of a medium consistency.
  5. Serves 6
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Bethanie Wair
Oct 21, 2010 6:12pm [ 1 ]

love beef soup

Mar 15, 2012 8:44pm [ 2 ]

I really love cooking, Well I really have to say that these ingredients are the basics for a beef soup. I think form here you will need to twist a little and experiment on something that will create a new edge.

Brenda from plaid canapé

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