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Rich Tomato Beef Stew with Buttery Couscous (Part 1)

This easy beef stew recipe is a classic slow-cooked dish with garlic, onions, chili and of course beef. 

In this episode of Sam Tan’s Kitchen, Sam demonstrates how to make rich tomato beef stew. Make sure you use stewing or braising meat. All you’ll need to get started is olive oil, onions and garlic, dry chilies, bay leaves, chopped tomatoes, salt and pepper. Simmer on low to medium heat for two hours and you’re all done. It’s cheap, simple and delicious.

 

Ingredients
  • 1 onion (sliced into half rings)
  • 1 pound stewing/braising beef (cut into chunks)
  • 2 dried chillis (crushed)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) chopped tomatoes
  • Splash of milk
  • 1 cup couscous
  • Generous sprinkling of dried mixed herbs
  • 2 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 large carrot (cut into chunks)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
Method
Cook onion and garlic in a pan over low-medium heat until translucent. Add beef, bay leaves, herbs, chilies, salt/pepper and stir for a few minutes until meat is browned. Stir in carrot, can of tomatoes, water, milk, cover and simmer on low heat for 2 hours until thickened. At the last minute, stir in 1 teaspoon of wholegrain mustard and cook a couple more minutes. Serve hot with rice, couscous or bread. Serves 2-3
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Duration: 03:31

Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Information

Recipe Serves 3
Nutrition Information Based on a Single Serving
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories
500
25.0% Complete
25%
Fat
12g
18.4615384615% Complete
18%
Cholesterol
106mg
35.3333333333% Complete
35%
Sodium
374mg
16.2608695652% Complete
16%
Carbohydrates
56g
43.4108527132% Complete
43%
Fiber
7g
28.0% Complete
28%
Sugar
9g
18.0% Complete
18%
Protein
41g
80.3921568627% Complete
80%
*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Dietary Needs

Lower Sugar
Lower Sugar
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