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Portions: 8 Serving size: 1-1/2 cups
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Why use bullion cubes when you could use low sodium beef stack? Bullion cubes are notoriously high in sodium and contain MSG. I bet the potassium levels would be lower as well if stock or broth were used instead of bullipn cubes. Dietitian comment: The sodium is lower, especially if you use a homemade or low sodium broth or stock. The potassium is 30 to 55 mg mg for 2 small bouillon cubes, but over 200 mg for 2 cups of beef broth. Some lower sodium broths contain potassium chloride and may exceed 400-600 mg potassium/cup, so always read the label to check ingredients.
Oct. 15, 2014, 6:59 PM - Inappropriate review?
can you add barley to the soup? Dietitian comment: Yes you can add 1/4 cup uncooked pearled barley, which contains 140 mg potassium and 110 mg phosphorus (divided by 8, adds 18 mg potassium and 14 mg phosphorus per serving.)
May. 05, 2014, 3:32 PM - Inappropriate review?
thought it was excellent. I have made the oxtail stew that is not on the kidney diet menu per se and this soup is comparable. I enjoyed it!
Nov. 19, 2012, 2:54 AM - Inappropriate review?
In order for this to turn out you have to change the cooking time you have to simmer the oxtails for 5 hrs real slow. Then add veggies for the last 30 minutes. it's a fabulous dish. During the winter, we cook it on a wood stove and just let it simmer all day. it smells heavenly, this is one of the best soups/stews you will ever eat, if you have the patience.
Jan. 07, 2010, 2:13 PM - Inappropriate review?
Honestly, this had no taste - I had several people try it and no one cared for it.
Oct. 06, 2009, 11:29 AM - Inappropriate review?
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