Traditional and Tasty: Moroccan Beef Stew
Learn how to cook a traditional North African dish, Moroccan beef stew, with tips, ideas and a traditional recipe from Fine Dining Lovers.
Moroccan beef stew is a typical dish from this magical land. Rich in North African spices and flavours, Moroccan beef stew should be prepared in a tajine, the classic Moroccan earthenware pot. Alternatively, you can use a normal pan you might have at home, but be careful to cook on a slow and gentle heat as the final stew should be tender and creamy.
Here is the recipe explained, step by step.
To make Moroccan beef stew, start with the vegetables. Peel and slice the carrots into rings. Slice the courgettes lengthwise and cut them into pieces that are not too small.
Wash the tomatoes, remove the seeds, and slice the tomatoes into small pieces.
Peel the potatoes and chop them roughtly. Peel and slice the onion.
With a sharp knife, remove the meat's connective tissue which will make it more tender during cooking. Then cut the flesh into cubes.
In a pot, heat a drizzle of oil and butter, add the onions and brown. Next, add the meat and brown it well over the entire surface.
Add the vegetables and mix well. Then add all the spices, except the fresh coriander.
Add a couple of glasses of water, cover and cook over a low heat for about an hour and a half. When your Moroccan beef stew is ready, decorate with chopped fresh coriander and serve with Moroccan bread or toasted rustic bread.
If you like, you can serve the Moroccan beef stew with couscous on the side. If you don't like vegetables you can omit them from the recipe, the spices will still give a unique flavor to your stew. As an alternative to beef, you could also use veal.
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