Easiest Way to Make Homemade Stifado

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Stifado or Sti-fa-th-o as it's pronounced in Greek is a truly flavorful meat stew. Cooked in red wine along with shallots and plenty of sweet spices. Stifado – Beef Stew With Shallots This traditional beef stew is originally made with rabbit.

Hey everyone, it is John, welcome to my recipe page. Today, we’re going to prepare a special dish, stifado. One of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Stifado is one of the most well liked of recent trending meals in the world. It’s easy, it is fast, it tastes delicious. It’s appreciated by millions daily. They are nice and they look wonderful. Stifado is something that I have loved my entire life.

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To begin with this recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook stifado using 23 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Stifado:

  1. {Take of Marinade.
  2. {Get 3 springs of rosemary.
  3. {Take 2 tsp of dried oregano.
  4. {Take 125 ml of red wine.
  5. {Prepare 2 tbsp of wine vinegar.
  6. {Prepare 3 cloves of garlic, crushed.
  7. {Make ready 3 of cloves.
  8. {Prepare 1 of cinnamon stick.
  9. {Prepare of Stew.
  10. {Prepare 900 g of diced beef.
  11. {Make ready 10 of shallots, whole.
  12. {Get 1 tin of tomatoes.
  13. {Get 2 tbsp of tomato purée.
  14. {Prepare 300 ml of beef stock.
  15. {Prepare 3 of bay leaves.
  16. {Take 4 of carrots, 1cm slices.
  17. {Get 250 g of mushrooms, quartered.
  18. {Make ready of Dumplins.
  19. {Take 70 g of butter.
  20. {Take 225 g of self raising flour.
  21. {Prepare 1 of egg.
  22. {Make ready 110 ml of milk.
  23. {Make ready 4 tbsp of chopped chives or parsley.

The word "stifado" (στιφάδο in Greek) come from the ancient greek word "τύφος" which means steam. While if you use google translate it will return the word "stew". Even if the meaning is partly correct, stifado is more than just a stew in red sauce. When we in Greece talk about Stifado we mean a stew that is served together with lots of small whole onions the so called.

Instructions to make Stifado:

  1. Mix the marinade ingredients together then add the beef. Leave in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  2. Fry the whole shallots until they start to colour. Set aside..
  3. Brown the beef and set aside. You will have to do it in batches to not overcrowd the pan.
  4. Put all the rest of the stew ingredients, including the marinade but not the shallots into the pan and bring to the boil. Add the beef, out the lid on and cook for 1hr at 180oC.
  5. After an hour, stir the stew and add the shallots. Cook for another 30min..
  6. During this 30min, make the dumplings. Rub the butter and flour together to form breadcrumbs. Beat the egg and add the herbs and milk to it. Add to the milk to form a sticky dough.
  7. When the stew has had its 30min, spoon blobs of dumpling mixture on to, ~2cm apart. You will get around 8-10..
  8. Put the stew back in the oven with the lid off for 30min.

To prepare this delicious Greek beef stifado recipe, heat the oil in a saucepan, add the meat (in batches) and sauté, until browned on all sides. Do not add all the meat in the sauce pan, rather sauté in batches, so that the temperature of the oil remains high and the meat is sealed. Recipes Made Easy's Beef Stifado is based on the classic Greek beef stew. Slow cooked until meltingly tender this Mediterranean dish is full of flavour. It is a dish that I have enjoyed many a time while holidaying on the Greek islands.

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