COW HEEL SOUP 2

Complexity: Medium

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs cow heel, cleaned
  • 4 tbsp green seasoning
  • (chopped chives, thyme, shadon beni, celery)
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ¼ lb pumpkin cut into chunks
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 – 4 pimento peppers, chopped
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 ½ lbs assorted ground provisions,
  • peeled and cut into chunks
  • (e.g dasheen,sweet potato,eddoes, yam)
  • Dumplings (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper

Directions:

  1. In a large pot, add the cow heel and green seasoning. Cover with 2 quarts water. Add the garlic, pumpkin, onion, pimentos, and scotch bonnet pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 hours or until the cow heel is tender. Skim off the fat intermittently when boiling.
  3. Add the provisions, salt and pepper and cook for a further 15 – 20 minutes or until the provisions are cooked.
  4. Add the dumplings if using and let soup simmer for 5 – 10 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning.

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