Ingredients for Cooking Beef Stew with Pumpkin
- Beef Meat 600 grams
- Onions 1-2 pieces (medium size)
- Pumpkin 400 grams (weight after cleaning)
- Garlic 3 cloves
- Tarragon dry 1 teaspoon
- Salt to taste
- Ground black pepper to taste
- Vegetable oil for frying
- Main ingredients: Beef, Onion, Pumpkin
- Serving 5 servings
Saucepan or deep frying pan, kitchen knife, cutting board, ladle, spatula, plate, paper towels.
Cooking beef stew with pumpkin:
Step 1: chop the meat.
Beef meat needs careful preparation. You need to clean it well of the films and blood vessels so that the pieces chew well. Beef should be cut into small pieces, like goulash.
Step 2: fry the beef.
Heat a little vegetable oil in a saucepan or in a deep frying pan and place the beef in one layer in it. If not included in one layer, fry the meat in two sets.
You need to beef covered with a golden brown crust on all sides.
After frying, put the meat in a plate and while put it to the side for a while.
Step 3: prepare the pumpkin.
At the same time, you can have time to peel the pumpkin from seeds and peel, and then cut its flesh into small cubes. If you are afraid that you must watch the meat while picking with a pumpkin, prepare it in advance.
Step 4: fry the onions.
When the meat is fried, fry the peeled and chopped onions in the same pan / pan.
Fry it over medium heat for literally a couple of minutes.
Step 5: cook the beef stew with pumpkin.
Depending on your meat, stew needs to be prepared in different ways. If you have a tenderloin, then following the onion into the pan is pumpkin, chopped garlic and tarragon. All stewed together for 3 minutes, then already fried meat is added, about 1 cup water or broth and cook stew under the lid for 45-50 minutes. Salt is added to the process to taste.
If the selected meat is tough and needs a long heat treatment, then it is first of all added to the pan / skillet that is it, salt and a glass of water or broth. Then everything is closed with a lid and stewed almost until ready, but after about 20 minutes until the preparation for meat is pumpkin, garlic and tarragon.
Step 6: serve beef stew with pumpkin.
Serve beef stew with pumpkin as hot as the main course. And as a side dish, choose something neutral, such as mashed potatoes, pasta or rice. Very tasty, but how simple!
Enjoy your meal!
- The stiffer the meat, the longer it needs to be stewed, so that the process of cooking meat alone can take 2-2.5 hours.
- You can also stew chicken drumsticks and thighs, turkey and pork with pumpkin.