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The Greek Cook:Beef in Red Sauce

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  Onion 1⁄2
  Green pepper 1⁄4 , washed, cleaned
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Beef meat 1 Kilogram
  Salt and pepper To Taste
  Cinnamon powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs) (more or less as needed)
  Tomato puree 2 Tablespoon
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Place a pot on medium flame, pour oil and saute onion until softened.
2. Add beef and cook until browned.
3. Stir in salt, cinnamon powder, and red wine.
4. Pour water to cover the meat and then add tomato puree. Give it a good stir.
5. Throw green pepper, cover and cook for 40-50 minutes or until done. If you are using normal pot it will take 2 hours to cook.
6. In a separate bowl, cook rice in boiling water for 10 minutes. Drain well.

7. Serve beef with hot rice.

You can add butter to the hot drained rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Meats cooked with vegetables develop unique flavors of the vegetables as well as the seasonings. Here is a recipe to cook beef in red sauce that is rich with tomatoes, onions, wine and other seasonings. Deep rich meat indeed!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 509 Calories from Fat 225

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.6%

Saturated Fat 8.5 g42.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 103.3 mg34.4%

Sodium 147.1 mg6.1%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g5%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 37 g73.6%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 10.7%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 21.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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