This is a tender melt in your mouth beef and veg stew which has been  cooked to perfection in a rich hearty sauce.  This meal is comforting and perfect for the cold South African winter months! Use good quality tender boneless beef and fresh vegetables of your choice. I used carrots, potatoes and green beans.

SPICY BEEF STEW

HEARTY SOUTH AFRICAN BEEF STEW
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This is a tender melt in your mouth beef and veg stew which has been cooked to perfection in a rich hearty sauce. This meal is comforting and perfect for the cold South African winter months! Use good quality tender boneless beef and fresh vegetables of your choice. I used carrots, potatoes and green bea
Ingredients
  • 1kg Boneless beef cubed
  • 1 large Onion chopped
  • 4 Garlic cloves minced
  • 3 Tbles olive oil
  • 4 large Carrots sliced into rounds
  • 2 medium Potatoes cubed
  • 250gr sliced green beans
  • 3 cups Beef stock
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • ½ tsp Red chilli flakes
  • 2 Tbles Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbles Flour
  • ⅓ cup of water
  • ⅓ cup fresh Italian parsley
Instructions
  1. Heat the olive oil in a large heavy based pot and braise the onion until golden brown. Add the chopped garlic and the beef and simmer until brown and tender adding a little bit of the beef stock at a time until all has been used up. Approx 40 mins.
  2. Add salt to taste, paprika, chilli flakes and worcestershire sauce.
  3. Add carrots and potatoes.
  4. Cover and cook,on medium heat for approx 30 mins.stirring occassionally until the vegetables are tender adding some extra water if necessary
  5. Add green beans and cook for a further 10 mins.
  6. To thicken the stew mix the flour with the cold water and stir until smooth. Gently stir flour mixture into the pot a little at a time, using as much as needed to make the stew as thick as you like it.
To serve, garnish with some chopped fresh parsley and serve hot with rice.

 

 

 

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