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Estofado is a wonderfully delicous meat preparation that is sure to entice your taste buds. I served this dish for a get together with my friends at home. They loved it and have been haunting me for this Estofadot recipe ever since. Try it out!
  Beef stew meat 1 Pound
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Dry red wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomatoes 8 Ounce
  Onion 1 Large
  Green pepper 1
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried apricots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Dried basil 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Dried tarragon 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Sliced mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced pitted ripe olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Hot cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)

In 10 inch skillet brown beef cubes in hot oil.
Stir in wine, undrained tomatoes, onion, green pepper, raisins, apricots, salt, pepper, and garlic.
In a cheesecloth bag combine basil, thyme, tarragon, and bay leaf; add to meat mixture.
Simmer, covered, 1 hour.
Stir mushrooms and olives'into stew; simmer, covered, 30 minutes more.
Discard herb bag.
Blend cold water with flour; stir into stew.
Cook and stir till thickened.and bubbly.
Serve over rice.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 478 Calories from Fat 156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.1%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g21.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 59.7 mg19.9%

Sodium 599.4 mg25%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g13.9%

Sugars 11.6 g

Protein 24 g48.4%

Vitamin A 17.2% Vitamin C 51.1%

Calcium 11.7% Iron 31.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Estofado Recipe