Mediterranean Beef and Rice Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Berts Kitchen Witch

I have yet to try this one, but it is another one given to me on a recipe card. Sounds pretty good to me, so if someone else gets a chance to make this before I do, please let me know what you thought!

Top Review by Mary K. W.

This is a very interesting blend of flavors. Since I have no experience with Mediterranean food, I have no idea how authentic it tastes. For our personal tastes (and we all know we're all different), the cloves were a bit strong. I think we would have all liked it more if there had been less cloves. It's a very easy dish to prepare and since we have had rice a couple of times in the past week, I served it over buttered noodles.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix steak cubes and butter in a large bowl to cover steak with butter.
  3. Arrange steak cubes in a large baking dish.
  4. Mix together tomato paste, broth, wine and vinegar in mixing bowl.
  5. Stir in olives, brown sugar and garlic.
  6. Pour over steak cubes to coat.
  7. Arrange bay leaves over beef mixture.
  8. Sprinkle over with the raisins.
  9. Then sprinkle over all with the cinnamon and ground cloves.
  10. Cover tightly with foil.
  11. Bake for 45 minutes.
  12. Remove the bay leaves, and discard them.
  13. Arrange the hot cooked rice on a large serving platter and spoon the meat and sauce over.

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