Introduction: Let's Make a Delicious Beef Stew

The other day I came inside after completing some tasks around the yard. It was cold out, and I was hungry so you can imagine how excited I was to smell a fresh stew cooking. It's no wonder Esau got in so much trouble over a stew.

Stew is a wonderful, easy to prepare full meal. And there are a ton of variations and options to keep things interesting.

Today let's take a look at beef stew.

Step 1: Ingredients

You'll need:

  • 1.5 kg of beef (though you can substitute this for lamb or goat)
  • 1 large onion
  • 200 grams bacon
  • 500 mls of water
  • 1/2 cup chopped capsicum lightly fried for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon of smoked paprika flakes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 slices of bread (to make breadcrumbs) - We've used our Sourdough Bread
  • 12 almonds
  • butter

The beef we're using is precooked and left over from making our tasty Beef Stock . Follow the first few steps in that instructable to prepare your beef, then head back here to carry on :-)

Step 2: Bacon and Onions

Start by frying up your bacon and adding your chopped onion.

Add garlic and cook until the onion becomes a clear consistency.

Step 3: Crumbs!

Roast your almonds for 5-10 minutes remembering to roll them around every few minutes.

Fry the bread in a little butter until golden brown on both sides. Then rip your bread into small chunks and put into a food processor. Add your almonds and give it a light blend. Sprinkle your smoked paprika on top and add this to your frying pan that contains the bacon and onions.

Step 4:

Mix well together and pour in the water. Add the meat and stir it around. Put a lid on top of the stew and leave for about 30 minutes.

Step 5: Completion

We hope you enjoy this lovely meal savoring it's full flavor and great taste.

Another serving option is to have with Baked Potato Chips

Enjoy!

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