Middle Eastern Beef Stew

beef stew

This slow cooked meal is succulent, full of flavour, and really hearty.   I have included a recipe below for leftovers which is delicious!

Middle Eastern Beef Stew

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients: Stew

  • 1 kilo oyster blade steak, de-boned and cubed
  • 1 onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 thumb size piece of fresh turmeric, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 x 400g tins organic diced tomato
  • 1 large sweet potato, sliced lengthways then chopped
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • Coconut oil for frying


Ingredients: Vegetables

  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1/2 bunch silverbeet
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1 chilli, sliced


  • Pre-heat oven to 180 degree Celsius.
  • Heat coconut oil in a casserole dish over a medium-low heat.
  • Fry onions for 5 minutes until softened. Remove and place aside.
  • Heat more oil in casserole dish and fry beef in batches until browned. Remove.
  • Return onions to pan, and add garlic, turmeric, cumin, cinnamon and nutmeg. Fry for 2 minutes.
  • Return beef to pan, and add red wine. Boil until liquid reduced by half.
  • Add carrots, sweet potato and tomatoes to dish. Stir then place dish in oven.
  • Cook for 1 hour. Remove, stir, add salt and pepper to taste. Cook for a further hour.
  • Meanwhile, steam broccoli and silverbeet until tender. Refresh under cold water. Heat oil in a frypan and cook garlic and chilli for 1 minute. Add greens to pan and continue frying for 3 minutes.

I had plenty of leftovers so decided to place the stew on the bottom of a smaller casserole dish, topped with the leftover greens, then made a cauliflower mash with ½ head cauliflower, ¼ cup almond milk, and 2 tablespoons of parmesan.  Baked in a 200 degree oven for 40 minutes until golden and crispy.

beef stew pie

About psyched4success

"Psyched4Success" encapsulates the 4 foundations for Successful living: Heart - Emotions and Relationships Mind - Psychology and Thinking Body - Physical Health, Movement and Nutrition Spirit - Personal Essence, Values, Goals and Motivation I am a Psychologist with a passion for Holistic Health and Wellness, determined to inspire personal transformation in these foundational areas for success. When i am not working as a Psychologist, Corporate Trainer, and University Tutor, i love spending countless hours in the kitchen creating nutritious organic meals, inspired by a whole foods philosophy, free of gluten, sugar and dairy. I intend to share my creations with you here, as well as my journey from adrenal fatigue to health through my own personal, health, nutrition and lifestyle transformations. I am based in Sydney, Australia, but am an intrepid soul who sets an intention to visit a new destination each year.
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3 Responses to Middle Eastern Beef Stew

  1. Ema Jones says:

    Beef is my all time fav! Perfect treat for Christmas 🙂

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