Montagu dried fruit stew

 

INGREDIENTS: 

750 g cubed beef

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

30 – 45 ml oil

2 onions, quartered

2 cloves garlic, crushed

3 sticks celery, roughly chopped

5 ml cinnamon

5 ml cumin

5 ml ground coriander

2 bay leaves

375 – 500 ml beef stock

250 g Montagu Yellow cling peaches

125 ml Montagu raw almonds

Fresh coriander and mint to serve

MONTAGU DRIED FRUIT STEW

INSTRUCTIONS:

Season the beef with salt and pepper to taste.  Heat the oil and brown the meat in batches.  Set aside.  In the same oil, fry the onion until golden. Add a bit more oil if necessary.  Add the garlic and celery and fry for 1 more minute.  Add the cinnamon, cumin and ground coriander.  Fry for 1 minute.  Add the beef, bay leaves, 375 ml stock and the peaches.  Simmer over low heat for 1 hour or until the meat is soft.  Add more stock if needed.  Add the almonds just before serving.  Serve on couscous and garnish with coriander and mint.


Serves 4