*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
            Daube de boeuf aux pruneaux (Beef stew with prunes)
 
 Recipe By     : Elle, Fiches de cuisine
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Courses                     Meats
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      kilograms     stewing beef, diced
    1      clove         garlic
      1/2  cup           almonds -- peeled and baked
    3                    onions
                         sesame seeds
  750      milliliters   red wine
    2                    tomatoes
                         ginger
                         coriander seeds
                         salt and pepper
                         paprika
                         saffron
    2                    carrots
                         cinnamon
    1                    cloves
  250      grams         prunes -- pitted and soaked
                         in cognac
 
 1. Slice beef.
 2. Marinate overnight in wine, 1 onion, carrots, cinnamon,
 ginger, clove, salt, paprika and wine.
 3. Chop 2 remaining onions.
 4. Dry meat in paper towel.
 5. Cook onions in butter in Dutch oven until transparent.
 6. Sear meat in butter in a skillet, a few slices at a time, and
 transfer them to Dutch oven. Cook until all liquid has
 evaporated.
 7. Strain marinade and add  to the meat.
 8. Cover pan and cook in very slow heat for 3 hours.
 9. 30 minutes before end of cooking add the tomatoes (peeled,
 seeded and chopped).
 10. 5 minutes before serving add prunes.
 11. Serve meat sprinkled with almonds and sesame seeds.