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Masai-Inspired Beef Stew



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 22 mins (20m prep + 2m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Masai recipe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat.
  2. 2.Add the chopped onion and minced garlic. Sauté until the onion is translucent.
  3. 3.Add the beef stew meat and cook until browned on all sides.
  4. 4.Stir in the minced ginger, diced tomatoes, sliced carrots, and cubed potatoes.
  5. 5.Pour in the beef broth and bring to a boil.
  6. 6.Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the beef is tender.
  7. 7.In a small bowl, whisk together the peanut butter, curry powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  8. 8.Add the peanut butter mixture to the pot and stir well to combine.
  9. 9.Simmer for an additional 10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  10. 10.Serve the Masai-inspired beef stew hot, garnished with fresh cilantro.
  11. 11.Enjoy this hearty and flavorful stew with some warm crusty bread or steamed rice.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor a spicier kick, add more cayenne pepper or some chopped chili peppers.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to customize the vegetables to your liking. You can add green beans, peas, or even butternut squash.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a thicker stew, you can mix some cornstarch with water and stir it into the stew during the last few minutes of cooking.
  • chevron_rightLeftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or frozen for future meals.
  • chevron_rightDon't forget to adjust the seasoning according to your taste preferences. Add more salt and pepper if needed.