Lentil & Beef Maafe (African Stew) – Lentils.org

Lentil & Beef Maafe (African Stew)

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November 18, 2019

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  • Prep: 15 Minutes
  • Cook: 40 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes

    40 Minutes

    55 Minutes

  • Yields: 10
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Directions

  1. In a heavy bottomed pot or a Dutch oven with a lid, add canola oil over medium to high heat.
  2. Brown beef on all sides, set aside.
  3. In the same pot add onion, garlic, parsley, butter, carrots, and potatoes and sauté for 10 minutes. Add tomatoes, 3 cups (750 mL) of stock, and paprika.
  4. Add lentils and return beef to the pot. Add more stock to cover and reduce to a simmer.
  5. Cook stew for 30 minutes and serve over rice.

Ingredients

¼ cup (60 mL) canola oil

2 lb (1 kg) beef, top round, medium dice

1 cup (250 mL) yellow onion, small dice

½ cup (125 mL) garlic, minced

½ cup (125 mL) parsley, roughly chopped

¾ cup (175 mL) cashew butter

¾ lb (350 g) carrots, small diced

½ lb (250 g) potatoes, peeled, diced medium

2 cups (500 mL) tomato, medium diced

2 ½ quarts (2.4 L) beef stock

1 Tbsp (15 mL) paprika

1 lb (500 g) whole red lentils

5 cups (1.25 L) brown rice, cooked

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size2 1/4 cups (560 mL)
Calories650
Sodium750 mg
Potassium1148 mg
Protein40 g
Cholesterol45 mg
Sugar5 g
Total Fat21 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Total Carbohydrates70 g
Dietary Fiber17 g