(Norsk oppskrift: Stifado, gresk gryterett)
Stifado is a flavorful Greek dish that is perfect for winter. There are lots of flavor in this lush stew, and it feels extra warming due to the exotic spices. Did I mention that it tastes great?
Tasty Greek Beef Stifado
A Traditional and Flavorful Greek Stew, Perfect for Family Dinners.
- 800 grams stewing beef
- 2 cloves finely chopped garlic
- 2 chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons oil for frying
- 4 tablespoons tomato paste
- 200 ml red wine
- 1 tin chopped tomatoes
- 3 bay leaves
- 1 whole cinnamon
- 4 whole cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
- 1 teaspoon sugar
DirectionsCut meat into cubes (2×2 cm). Brown the meat in two rounds with garlic and onion in a pan with oil.
Add the tomato puree into the pan and cook for a few minutes. Add the red wine, canned tomatoes and whole spices. Simmer under a lid for 1-1 ½ hours, or until meat is tender. Season to taste with salt, pepper and sugar.
Serve with pasta, salad, tzatziki, roasted potato and / or good bread.