PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 1 HOUR
SERVES: 6-8

INGREDIENTS
For beef
½ pound beef fillet
100g cow hide(wele) ,cut into pieces.
1 medium onion, sliced.
1 tsp oregano
5 cloves of garlic, minced.
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp rosemary powder
1 ½ tsp salt

For stew
150g okra
100ml vegetable oil
1 medium onion, sliced.
4 tbsp tomato paste
5 medium tomatoes, purèed.
5 scotch bonnet pepper, blended.
2 bay leaves
200ml beef stock
1 tbsp salt

DIRECTION
• Pour beef into a saucepan, add cow hide (wele), onion, oregano, garlic, black pepper, rosemary powder, salt, stir , pour 500ml of water cover and let boil over high heat for 35 minutes.
• Wash and cut the okra into an inch thick and set aside.
• Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat and fry the okra for 5mins in batches.
• Fetch more than half the oil out of the pan then add sliced onion, stir and let sweat for a minute then add tomato paste, stir and let it simmer for 4minutes
• Add the tomato purèe, stir and let simmer down for 5 minutes then add bay leaves.
• Add beef stock, stir and let simmer down then add blended scotch bonnet pepper.
• Add and adjust salt to your taste.
• Add cooked beef and wele, stir and let simmer for 7 minutes then add fried okra, stir and let simmer on low heat for another minute.
• Serve with boiled rice

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