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Beef and Green Olive Tajine

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Introduction

I just adore this type of food! All in one pot!

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

  • ⅔ kilogram beef stew meat (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • 63 millilitres extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 shallots (quartered)
  • 1 large cubed potato
  • 1 large cubed carrot
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh italian parsley
  • 1 salt
  • 63 millilitres green olives (pitted)

Method

Beef and Green Olive Tajine is a community recipe submitted by Krakra58 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Mix the paprika, cayenne, cinnamon, ginger and garlic into 2 tbsp. of the oliveoil and tomatopaste in a large bowl.
  • Add the beef, toss and coat, leave to marinate in the fridge overnight.
  • Heat the remaining oil in the bottom of the tajine (or skillet) and fry the shallots, potatoes and carrots until they begin to colour. Remove from pan.
  • Add the beef and brown on all sides. Return the vegetables to the tajine allong with the diced tomatoes and remaining marinade.
  • Cover and cook over a low heat for 3 to 4 hours until Beef is tender.
  • Add the parsley, season with salt and stir in the green olives.
  • Continue cooking for 15 minutes. Serve with Cous-Cous and/or flat Moroccan bread.
  • Additional Information

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