African Beef Stew

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Cooking with ethnic spices adds a nice diversity to our food. This beef stew recipe is slow-cooked in coconut sauce spiced with African spices to develop unforgettable flavour and 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 simple rice

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 lb. stewing beef
  • 2 Tbsp. GF curry powder
  • 1 Tbsp. GF paprika
  • 1 tsp. GF ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. GF 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, peel and cut into large bite size pieces
  • 2 cups sliced green cabbage (the slices should be about 1-inch wide)
  • 3 Tbsp. pure tomato paste
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 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 onions, garlic, ginger and bell pepper to the meat, reduce heat to low and continue to sauté until onions are translucent about 5 minutes
  • Add tomatoes and continue to stir until mixture begins to simmer
  • Add coconut milk and tomato paste and season with salt. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1 ½ hours, stirring occasionally
  • Add Carrots, potatoes, and cabbage and cook covered for 45 more minutes or until the beef easily flakes with a fork. If the stew becomes too thick add a little more coconut milk or water


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    2 Responses to African Beef Stew

    • Jesse October 21, 2017

      The ingredients call for a pepper and tomato paste when do they go in?

      • Kristina Stosek October 22, 2017

        Thank you for pointing this out! Please see revised instructions

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