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Stifado - Braised Beef and Onions

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 135

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Ingredients You'll Need

600 kg beef sirloin, cubed
50 ml olive oil
600 kg baby onions, peeled and whole
100 ml red wine vinegar
200 ml dry red wine
1 cinnamon stick
1 tsp whole peppercorns
150 ml beef stock
1 tsp salt
2 bay leaves


Heat oil in a frying pan and sauté beef until brown on both sides.

Remove meat and drain well on absorbent paper.

Place onions in saucepan and sauté till golden brown.

Remove and drain well on absorbent paper.

Arrange beef in a heavy based saucepan with cooked onions.

Add wine, vinegar, spices, salt and beef stock.

Bring to the boil.

Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 60 minutes or until the meat is tender.

Chef’s tip: For a rich and satisfying meal, server with steamed buttered rice.

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