Spanish Beef and Potato Stew W Saffron from La Mancha (Tonjunto

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

The food of La Mancha is hearty, and this stew is simplicity itself. It is sometimes called tonjunto, meaning "everything is thrown all together." Serve with crusty bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the olive oil, bell peppers, onion, garlic, and beef in the stew pot, in that order.
  2. Layer the potatoes on top of the beef.
  3. Add the salt, pepper, cloves, bay leaf, and saffron.
  4. Pour the wine over and add enough water to cover.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook until the meat is very tender, about 2 hours.
  6. Makes 4 servings.
  7. Serve immediately Real Stew.


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Bland and watery

JRS Cee March 08, 2014

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