Vepřová polévka (Czech pork soup)

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Traditionally, this would have been made from a pigs head, although nowadays pork shoulder is more commonly used.

Vepřová polévka (Czech pork soup)
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:407
Ready in:1 hour, 55 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:1 hour, 45 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:11th January 2017

Best recipe review

A pics head rather than shoulder. Really?


I know what I would prefer.



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  1. To a large pot, add the pork, onion, carrot, garlic and stock
  2. Bring to the boil, reduce heat, then simmer for 1-1½ hours, until the pork is tender
  3. Skim if needed
  4. Add the marjoram and season to taste.
  5. Simmer for a further 5 minutes
  6. Divide the cooked barley and place the the bottom of 4 soup bowls.
  7. Ladle the soup into the bowls and serve

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