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Beef Stifado    HT   MC   Greek 150mins

Serves 6    Hot Beef Main Course Greece Europe Mediterranean Dairy Free Eggless

180ml/6fl.oz. Olive Oil
1.3kg/3lbs Stewing Steak, cut into chunks
1kg/2.2lb Button Onions
180ml/6fl.oz. Red Wine Vinegar
3 Tomatoes, diced
1 large sprig Rosemary
1 Bay Leaf
2 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
Salt and Black Peppercorns


1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan until very hot, add the meat and brown on all sides.

2. Add the onions to the pan and sauté for about 5 minutes.

3. Add the remaining ingredients and enough water to just cover. Mix well, bring to the boil then reduce the heat slightly and simmer for 2 hours, until very tender. Serve hot.


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Serve with a green vegetable


Key techniques used in this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.


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