African Beef Stew
African beef stew - a mouth-watering stew cooked in a blend of tomato, peppers, and herbs. This beef stew is so tasty and spicy, make it once, and you will make it again and again.
(cut in bite-size pieces)
red bell pepper
Add the canned tomatoes, bell pepper, celery stick and scotch bonnet in a blender and blend to a smooth paste.
Transfer the paste to a large saucepan and boil on medium heat till all the fluid dries out.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a
large saucepan over medium-high; add beef, and cook until browned
. It will take
about 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
In the same oil, add the onions and fry till light golden brown.
Add the garlic and bay leaves and fry for 30 seconds till fragrant.
Add all the spices. Namely, salt, bouillon powder, thyme, black pepper, paprika powder, curry powder. Fry for 30 seconds.
Add the tomatoes-pepper mixture and stir well. Cover the pot and simmer for about 8 minutes till the tomatoes are well cooked. Don’t forget to stir occasionally.
Add the browned beef and water, and cover the pot. Simmer on low heat for about 1 hour
until the sauce thickens, and the meat is fork-tender.
Discard bay leaves before serving.
Sear beef for intense flavor.
Simmer on low heat for more flavor and tender meat.
Don't blend the
if you can't handle much heat. Add them whole in the stew and remove before serving.
Add vegetables like carrots and peas if desired.
African Beef Stew https://jayne-rain.com/african-beef-stew/ June 18, 2018