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Stay warm with this delicious beef stew

Stay warm with this delicious beef stew

There truly is nothing as comforting as a bowl of homemade stew on a cold winter night.

You will need:
• Two tablespoons butter.
• One onion, diced.
• Two garlic cloves, crushed.
• Half a teaspoon dried thyme.
• 500g beef, cubed.
• One tablespoon flour.
• Two tablespoons tomato paste.
• One large sweet potato.
• Three carrots, chopped.
• Two cups chicken stock.
• Half a teaspoon salt.

What to do:
Fry the onion in butter until soft, in a pot over a medium heat. Add the garlic and thyme cook for one minute.
Dust the meat in the flour and then add to the pot and brown the meat. Add the tomato paste, sweet potato, carrots, chicken stock and salt.
Put the lid on the pot and allow to simmer on low heat for an hour and a half.
Take the lid off and increase the heat to medium and allow to boil for five minutes uncovered to reduce the liquid and thicken the stew.
Serve with rice, mash potato or pasta.

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