Spicy Ground Veal Noodle Soup
(Cılbır Çorbası - Amasya - Black Sea Region)
~150 g ground veal
1 tbsp butter
1 large tomato, grated
2 tbsp canned crushed tomatoes
1/2 tsp hot red pepper paste or red pepper flakes
2 cups beef or bone broth
~1 cup water, warm
1/2 cup eriste (Turkish noodles)
Saute the ground veal with butter until the colour turns to light brown. Do not overcook! Break the egg, cook until it’s done while stirring. Add the grated tomato, crushed tomatoes, red pepper paste, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes at medium heat. Add in the water. When it starts to boil, add the noodles, stir. Cook until the noodles are softened at medium-low heat.
Garnish with some parsley and serve while still warm.