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Almond and Olive Beef Stew
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This hearty stew is made with beef, onions, almonds, olives, and garlic with bay leaves and sherry added for flavor.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360.3
Total Carbs 9.5 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 2.8 g
Total Fat 17.7 g
Saturated Fat 5.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Potassium 675.0 mg
Protein 35.7 g
Sodium 542.1 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 5 Meat , 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Ingredients Directions
  1. Chop beef into 1 inch cubes.
  2. Combine beef, onion, garlic, bay leaves, and 1/3 cup water in a 6 quart pot and boil over high heat, cover, lower heat, and continue to boil for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove lid, raise heat while continuing to boil and stirring frequently about 10 or 15 minutes. Juices will evaporate and a dark brown film will form.
  4. Stir in broth, 1/3 cup sherry, and almonds. Scrape brown film from sides and mix in. Return to a boil.
  5. Place lid back on, lower heat, and simmer 1 hour.
  6. Mix in olives. Place lid back on and simmer 10 to 15 minutes. Beef should be form tender.
  7. Continue to boil until liquid is reduced to 1 cup. Mix the rest of the sherry with cornstarch and pour into pan. Bring to a boil.
  8. Remove from heat, spoon into serving bowl and scatter parsley over.

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