Zharkoye (Russian Stew)

READY IN: 4hrs 45mins
Recipe by Pa. Hiker

This is a wonderful ancient Russian dish that will surprise you by delicious taste and tempting aroma. Serve it on a holiday table and your guests won't get up until the plates are empty.

Top Review by heatherhopecs

Sorry, I wanted to like this dish but it just did not work for me. The vegetables turned into a big mush and the beef was very tough. I don't think I'll be making it again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel potatoes, wash, cut into cubes and fry in butter until light golden.
  2. Slice onion, carrot, and roots, fry in butter until golden.
  3. Cube beef and fry in butter until light brown.
  4. In a ceramic pot, put beef, potatoes, onion, carrot, roots, garlic, season with salt and pepper and pour in the broth.
  5. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes at 350, or crockpot for 4 hours on low.
  6. 10 minutes before done, add sour cream and sprinkle with green.
  7. Serve Zharkoye with salad from fresh vegetables, pickles, sauerkraut and greens.

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