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                              Beef Stifado/CP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Crockpot                         Main dish
                 Beef
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2 1/2  pounds        Lean stewing beef
    3      tablespoons   Butter
    1      can           small onions -- (1 lb)
    1      tablespoon    Brown sugar
      1/2  cup           Dry white wine
      1/2  cup           Water
    3      tablespoons   Tomato paste
      1/4  cup           Red wine vinegar
    1      teaspoon      Mixed pickling spices
    4                    Whole cloves
    3      cloves        garlic -- minced
                         Salt and pepper to taste
    1      package       frozen tiny peas -- (12 oz)
 
   Cut meat in 1-inch chunks.   Melt butter in large frying pan;  Brown  
 meat.   Transfer to crockery pot.  Stir drained onions and brown sugar  
 into frying pan.  Cook over medium high heat, shaking pan, until glazed.   
 Transfer to crockery pot. Add wine, water, tomato paste and vinegar to  
 frying pan. Stir to loosen drippings.  Pour over meat and onions. Place  
 pickling spices and cloves in a tea ball or cheesecloth bag.  Add to pot.  
 Season with garlic, salt and pepper. Cover. Cook on LOW 8 hours. Thaw  
 peas. Add the last half hour of coking. Cook down juices until slightly  
 reduced.  Serve in ramekins.  Makes 8 servings. NOTE: Pickling spices and  
 red wine vinegar punctuate this Greek stew. Round out the Aegean menu with 
  pilaf, & salad w/feta cheese.          Extra Special Crockery Pot
  
 
 
 
 
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