Egyptian Lahma Bil Basal (Beef in Rich Onion Sauce)

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the meat well. Put into a saucepan with butter and oil. Cook until all beef lightly browned.
  • Add all sliced onions, bouillon cubes, salt and pepper, bay leaf and stir around cooking on medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Add water, approximately 1-1/2 cups, turn to low, cover and cook for 2 hours or more.
  • Check during cooking, add more water if too dry. But the onions should give enough liquid with initial water you added.
  • When finished you should have super tender beef with a thick oniony sauce. The onions will have cooked down to a thick rich sauce.
  • Serve with rice, pita bread or your favorite pasta, yes pasta; makes a great, different sauce really.
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