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Recipe of the Week – Hunters Stew

Here’s a scrumptious recipe for a classic, Hunters Stew!

Ingredients

  • 2lbs cubed beef
  • 2 handfuls fresh blueberries
  • 2 baby carrots, sliced in half lengthwise
  • Butter
  • Coconut oil for frying
  • Salt/pepper/oregano/garlic powder
  • 1 large onion, sliced in semi circles
  • Optional: Red wine and Worcestershire sauce

Directions

  1. Brown the beef in coconut oil, and put on a medium simmer with the onions while that all softens up.
  2. Throw in the seasoning, followed by the carrots. Add half a cup of red wine, and a splash of Worcestershire sauce. Add enough water so the meat is mostly covered.
  3. Let this all stew for about 30mins on a medium heat.
  4. Add the berries in the last ten minutes, with a teaspoon of butter to coat.
  5. When the carrots are fork tender, serve!

 

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