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Recipe Type: Stew

Authentic Chili Con Carne

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This famous Texan-Mexican dish was the #1 dish on my Tex-Mex restaurant’s menu, in Africa. The name in Spanish means “Chili with meat”. We cooked this spicy stew from scratch and served it in big bowls, with homemade fried tortillas. It’s an ideal dish to serve to family and also ...

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Eggplant and Lamb in Tomato Sauce (Yakhnet Batinjen)

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Aubergine or eggplant is a great source of fibre, vitamins and minerals. It is a versatile vegetable which can be fried, grilled or pickled. This recipe is Lebanese! It is really tasty. It’s one of my husband favourite dishes! It looks like a stew but the two main ingredients are ...

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Chicken Cacciatore – Chicken Hunter-Style

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This Recipe is Italian (Tuscan more precisely). The French have their own version, called “Poulet Chasseur”(same meaning) which is quite similar. I prefer though the Italian one because of some additional ingredients that I like. This dish is usually made with thighs and/or drumsticks, or also a whole chicken cut ...

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Chickpeas & Sweet Potatoes Curry

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This is a nice and nutritious vegan dish! Serve it with rice or Indian breads such as chapati, naan, paratha…

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Butter Beans and Lamb Chops Stew with Vermicelli Rice

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This is one of my preferred Lebanese stews. Butter beans and lamb chops are not a must. You can use instead cannellini, pinto or kidney beans, and any lamb or beef cut. I always make this stew with dry beans that have been soaked in water overnight then cooked on ...

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Green Peas, Carrots and Lamb Shanks Stew

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This is another Lebanese dish, hearty, easy to cook and full of goodies. it is tastier if cooked with lamb shanks because of the bone but you can use any other lamb cuts or even use beef instead. it is usually served with “Vermicelli” rice. The recipe of this will ...

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Kerala Ishtu – Chicken and Coconut Stew

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This Indian chicken and coconut ishtu is a fragrant and spicy stew. It has its origins in the western heritage of Kerala. You can also make this stew with red meat or keep it entirely vegetarian. With the addition of some vegetables, this creamy curry-like chicken will make a flavourful ...

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Cherokee Style Succotash

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This easy and nutritious bean and corn stew is initially a Native American dish. Succotash comes from an Indian word meaning corn. Now it is a staple in many parts of North America and is also popular in South America. The original dish is made with lima beans but it ...

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Frijoles a la Mexicana – Mexican Pinto beans

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Vegetarian “Mexican Pinto Beans” is the perfect nourishing dish that has it all: good taste, essential nutrients, low fat, high fibre and high protein (perfect substitute for meat). Pinto Beans are very popular in Mexico and are a common filling for burritos (wheat tortillas filled with various ingredients). Check my ...

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Mushrooms Stifado – Greek Mushrooms stew

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I have been told that there are many variations of this hearty vegan & vegetarian stew. This recipe is the one that was given to me while in Greece. It can be made with any type of mushrooms. It is simple to make and really tasty if you like mushrooms. ...

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