Yield: 1 servings
|3 pounds||Turtle meat|
|2||Chopped fine medium onions|
|1||Chopped fine rib of celery|
|1 cup||Canned tomatos|
|Salt & pepper to taste|
Cut meat from bones, set aside, reserve bones and gristle. Add onions, celery, bay leaf, parsley, cloves, sugar, tomatos, bones, gristle and salt and pepper to water; heat to boil. Simmer covered for 1 hour.
Meanwhile, cut meat in ¼-inch dice and brown in butter. Strain broth and discard bones and vegetables. Add browned meat and drippings. Simmer for 20-30 minutes until meat is done and broth is richly flavored. Do not overcook. Serve hot.