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Estofado

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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!
Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Servings: 
6

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