Beef shank, leek, celery and turnip flavor this hearty broth from Isle Of Man (where I grew up!)

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring the water to a boil in a large pot. Add the beef shank, barley, carrot, turnip, leek and celery. Season with thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then simmer gently over medium heat for 2 hours. Remove the shank from the pot and cut the meat into small pieces. Return the meat to the pot, and discard the bone. Return to a boil and then stir in the parsley. Serve very hot.

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Nutrition Facts

158 calories; protein 13.6g; carbohydrates 12.1g; fat 6g; cholesterol 25mg; sodium 69.1mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2011
My husband has ancestors from the Isle of Man so he wanted to make this for a gathering. I couldn't find beef shank so we opted to use beef stew meat and simmered it with the rest of the vegetables and added some beef broth. It turned out very tasty! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2011
My husband has ancestors from the Isle of Man so he wanted to make this for a gathering. I couldn't find beef shank so we opted to use beef stew meat and simmered it with the rest of the vegetables and added some beef broth. It turned out very tasty! Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2011
Very good! My family is originally from the Isle of Mann so I had to try it and I wasn't disappointed! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/14/2012
The thyme & leeks added a different flavor than a regular beef barley soup. Everyone ate it but no one raved. Overall I prefer beef barley with garlic & onion. Read More
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