Caldo De Res (Beef Soup)

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Total Time
3hrs 10mins
10 mins
3 hrs

A good traditional spicy beef soup. Add as much heat to this with peppers as you like.

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  1. In a large pot combine the beef, tomato, potatoes, onion, carrots, cabbage, garlic, 5 teaspoons of the cilantro, cayenne, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add water to cover and stir well.
  3. Cover and simmer on low for 2 hours.
  4. Uncover, stir, and simmer for an additional hour uncovered.
  5. Just before serving, stir in the cumin, squeeze in fresh lime juice to taste and sprinkle with remaining cilantro; serve and enjoy.
  6. Corn may also be added to this recipe, as well as a dollop of sour cream as garnish.