Beef Stew Recipe
courtesy of the
Cocina Cubana Club founded by Pascual Perez &
1 1/2 pounds sirloin tips, cubed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
2 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 cup pimento-stuffed green olives
1/4 cup raisins
2 tablespoons capers
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 cup dry sherry
4 potatoes, peeled and quartered
salt and pepper to taste
In a large saute pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and
garlic; cook and stir until transparent.
Add meat to pan, and brown.
Stir in spices, and cook for 2 or 3 minutes. Stir in wine tomato
sauce, vinegar, olives, raisins, and capers. Pour in enough water to
just cover meat. Bring to boil, reduce heat to low, and cover.
Simmer until fork tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Add more water if the
stew becomes too thick.
Add potatoes to the stew. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Cook, covered, until potatoes are almost tender. Uncover, and cook
Makes 6 to 8 servings
source : Sharon @ Internationalquisine.
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