Stifado is a Greek casserole made out of beef, veal or lamb. For this version we are using beef.
Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 120 minutes
1kg Beef Bay leaves
500gr Tomato puree
3 tblsp, Tomato paste
1 glass Red wine
½ glass Vinegar
Sweet paprika powder
Cut the beef into 2 inch cubes. In a casserole fry the meat on all sides. Continue to fry until the liquid has evaporated and the meat has turned brown. Fry onions in olive oil until golden and then add to fried meat. Reduce heat add spices, tomatoes, wine and vinegar Bring to boil stirring constantly Cook the stifado on low heat for approx. 1 1/2 hours until the meat is very tender.