Nyama Na Irio (Steak and Irio) Kenya
From The African Cookbook by Bea Sandler
- Ready In:
- 12 ounces peas
- 12 ounces corn
- 4 cups mashed potatoes
- 3 tablespoons butter
- salt and pepper
- 3 lbs beef tenderloin, cubed
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 6 tablespoons flour
- 2 cups beef broth
- Mix together mashed potatoes with corn, peas, butter, salt and pepper.
- Sauté meat in oil until browned.
- Remove steak and add flour to the oil. Make a light brown roux.
- Add beef broth and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Place a mound of potatoes on the plate, cover with steak and gravy.
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A very nice and simple to prepare meat and potato dish. Definitely comfort food. I made half the recipe using the tail end of a whole tenderloin I'd saved in the freezer. While this part of the tenderloin has a lot of fat and silverskin woven through it, the bite size tenderloin pieces I cut from it were tender and perfect for this recipe.Reply