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Greek Stifado

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This Greek Stifado recipe is the favorite of my friend’s wife. Whenever I visit his house, she definitely serves this Greek Stifado . Really this dish is delicious. My friend says that he likes his wife due to this dish. So if you want to bring delightment to your house try this Greek Stifado recipe.
  Lean beef 6 Pound, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes (stew meat)
  Lean beef 6 Pound
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Onions 5 Pound, peeled
  Tomato paste 2 Can (20 oz)
  Red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red table wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 4 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), mashed
  Bay leaf 2
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced or mashed
  Cinnamon stick 2 Small
  Whole cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Currants 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste

step1-Season meat with salt and pepper. Melt butter in a Dutch oven or heavy kettle with cover.

Step2-Add meat and coat with butter but do not brown. Arrange onions over meat.

Step3-Mix tomato paste, wine, vinegar, sugar and garlic; pour over meat and onions.

Step4- Add bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, cumin and currants. Cover onions with a plate (to hold them intact).

Step5-Cover kettle and simmer 180 minutes or until meat is very tender. (Do not stir).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Dry Curry
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
200 Minutes
Ready In: 
210 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1931 Calories from Fat 790

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 88 g136.1%

Saturated Fat 43.2 g216.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 461.6 mg153.9%

Sodium 696.9 mg29%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.8%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.5%

Sugars 32.8 g

Protein 206 g412.1%

Vitamin A 48.2% Vitamin C 85.2%

Calcium 40.4% Iron 105.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Greek Stifado Recipe