African Beef Stew

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This African beef stew recipe is slow-cooked to develop an unbeatable flavour and meltingly tender texture. The combination of spices used in this hearty stew is what creates a unique taste setting this stew apart from most. Serve as is or with rice

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 lb. stewing beef
  • 2 Tbsp. curry powder
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp. minced ginger, about 2-inches
  • 1 yellow or orange bell pepper cut into large bite size pieces
  • 2 large tomatoes, cut into large bite size pieces
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 4 carrots, cut into large bite size pieces
  • 4 medium size potatoes, cut into large bite size pieces
  • 2 cups sliced green cabbage (the slices should be about 1-inch thick)
  • 3 Tbsp. pure tomato paste
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Note: spices must be gluten free
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oil in large pan over medium heat.
  • Season beef with spices and add to preheated pan. Sauté the beef until brown, about 3 – 5 minutes
  • Add the onions, garlic and ginger to the meat, reduce the heat to low and continue to sauté until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes
  • Add the tomatoes and continue to stir until mixture begins to simmer
  • Pour the coconut milk into the meat mixture, cover and simmer on low heat for 1-½ hours, stirring occasionally
  • Add Carrots, potatoes, cabbage and season with salt to taste. Cover and cook 45 more minutes or until the beef easily flakes with a fork. If the stew becomes too thick add a little more coconut milk


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