Greek Beef Stifado
This Greek beef stew is packed with flavors. Enjoy it with some Greek pilaf or pita bread with a Greek chop vegetable and feta salad. 36
pearl, drained, 1 can
red wine vinegar
salt and black pepper
Cut meat in 1-inch chunks. Melt butter in large frying pan, brown meat.
Transfer to crockery pot. stir drained onions and brown sugar into frying pan.
Cook over medium high heat, shaking pan, until glazed.
Transfer to crockery pot. Add wine, water, tomato paste and vinegar to frying pan.
Stir to loosen drippings.
Pour over meat and onions.
Place pickling spices and cloves in a tea ball or cheesecloth bag. Add to pot.
Season with garlic, salt and pepper.
Cover. Cook on low 8 hours.
Thaw peas. Add the last half hour of cooking.
Cook down juices until slightly reduced.
Serve in ramekins. makes 8 servings.
note: pickling spices and red wine vinegar punctuate this greek stew.
Round out the menu with pilaff, and salad with feta cheese.