Beef Stifatho

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By Merry White

Published 1974

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There are some nice surprises in this Greek beef stew. The vinegar gives it a pleasant acid taste, the cinnamon and cumin a quite domesticated exotic savor, and the feta, added just at the end so it all but melts, is smooth and creamy.


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In a heavy skillet, brown the meat in the olive oil. Add the chopped onion and stir until it is browned, then add the herbs, spices, salt, pepper, and wine and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the tomato sauce, tomatoes, and vinegar and simmer, covered, until the meat is almost tender, about 30 minutes. If more liquid is needed, add water. If the Beef Stifatho is to be served at a later time, cool an