A flavorful rendition of Maryland's most famous soup!
1 lb. beef shin, bone in
3 quarts water
1 large onion, chopped
2 large stalks celery, chopped
1 1lb. can tomatoes
1 Tbsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 10oz. package frozen mixed vegetables
1 lb. regular or backfin Blue Crab Meat
1/2 lb. claw Blue Crab Meat
Place the first 8 ingredients in a large pot and simmer, covered, until meat is very tender, about 3 hours. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer, covered until vegetables are done. Makes about 5 quarts of soup.
Courtesy The Crab Cookbook by Whitey Schmidt.