Experience the wholesome goodness of traditional Turkish flavors with Beef Vegetable Stew, a pot-cooked vegetable meat stew that’s both hearty and comforting. This recipe features tender chunks of meat, an assortment of fresh vegetables, and a harmonious blend of spices, simmered slowly to create a nutritious meal that warms the soul.
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1-Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the chunks of meat and brown them on all sides.
2-Add the diced onion and minced garlic to the pot, sautéing until they're translucent and aromatic.
3-Stir in the carrots, potatoes, and bell pepper, cooking for a few minutes until they start to soften.
4-Add the zucchini and tomatoes, followed by the spices (salt, black pepper, paprika, and dried thyme), stirring to distribute them evenly.
5-Pour in hot water or beef broth until the ingredients are well covered. Bring the mixture to a boil.
6-Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let the stew simmer for about 1-1.5 hours, or until the meat is tender.
7-Check the seasoning and adjust if necessary. Once the meat and vegetables are cooked to your liking, remove the pot from the heat.
8-Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
Beef Vegetable Stew is a perfect dish for a family dinner or a cozy night in. Serve this comforting stew with a side of crusty bread or over a bed of rice to soak up the delicious juices.
Meat Selection: Opt for a cut of meat that benefits from slow cooking, like beef chuck or lamb shoulder.
Vegetable Variations: Feel free to include seasonal vegetables available in your region.
Broth for Depth: Use homemade broth instead of water for a richer flavor.
Layering Flavors: Add vegetables in stages based on their cooking times to avoid overcooking.
Herb Infusions: Wrap a bouquet garni of fresh herbs in cheesecloth and simmer with the stew for an herbal note.
Dietary Adjustments: Offer alternatives for dietary restrictions, such as using plant-based meat substitutes.