Bazella (Middle Eastern-Style Beef Casserole)

Recipe by English_Rose
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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F
  • Heat the oil in heavy-based frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and gently fry until golden.
  • Add the braising steak and cinnamon, and fry for a further 3-5 minutes, stirring, until the meat is lightly browned. Transfer the contents of the frying pan to a casserole.
  • Deglaze the frying pan with half the wine, and pour this mixture into the casserole.
  • Add the tomato paste, water and remaining wine to the casserole. Stir in the bay leaf and a dash of Worcestershire sauce. Mix well and season to taste.
  • Place the casserole in the oven and cook for 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Stir in the beans and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the parsley just before serving.
  • Ladle into serving dishes and garnish each dish with a parsley sprig.
  • Serve with good crusty bread.
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