Description Edit

The biggest bargain in Dakar was this stew everyone called "Chew." We found it in a tiny restaurant off on a side street seating just ten or twelve people, and the price was just 35 cents. Served in a huge enamel bowl, there was enough stew for three. It was delicious.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. In a 4-quart dutch oven, sauté onions, salt, pepper, thyme and coriander in ¼ cup oil, until onions are soft but not brown.
  2. Add stew beef cubes.
  3. Sauté for 5 minutes on all sides.
  4. Combine tomato paste, water and vinegar.
  5. Simmer with cover on until beef begins to become tender (about 1 hour).
  6. Add potato cubes, turnips cubes, sweet potatoes cubes and cabbage wedges.
  7. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
  8. Cover and simmer slowly for 20 minutes.
  9. Arrange rice on large oval platter.
  10. Place meat and vegetables over the rice.
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