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Beef with Greens      HT  MC  Madagascan  65mins

Serves 4     Hot Beef Grains Vegetables Main Course  Gluten Wheat Dairy free Eggless Madagascar African Africa

1 tbsp Vegetable Oil or Lard
450g/1lb Braising Beef, cut into 2.5cm/1-inch cubes
1 Large Onion, chopped
4 Garlic Cloves, chopped
50g/2oz Fresh Root Ginger, thinly sliced
2 Tomatoes, chopped
450g/1lb Leaf Greens e.g. Spinach, Cabbage, Chard
240ml/8fl.oz. Fresh Beef Stock
1 teasp Dried Green Peppercorns, crushed
450g/1lb Long Grain Rice
Extra Water
Sakay (Hot Pepper Sauce) to taste (optional - check ingredients)


1. Heat the oil or lard in a large saucepan, add the meat and brown on all sides.

2. Add the onions, garlic, and ginger and fry for 4-5 minutes.

3. Add the tomatoes, greens, stock, salt and green pepper , mix well, bring to the boil then reduce the heat slightly and cook for 15 minutes.

4. Add the rice and enough extra water to cover the mixture by 2.5cm/1-inch, bring back to the boil then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until the rice is tender, stirring once or twice during the cooking and adding a little extra water if necessary to prevent it drying out.

5. To serve transfer to a serving dish, sprinkle with a little Sakay and serve with additional Sakay in a small jug or bowl.

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Serving Suggestions

Serve with a green vegetable


Key techniques used in this recipe

Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Simmer - To maintain the temperature of a liquid at just below boiling.


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