Recipe by CALENDRA
"This recipe is an unusual yet yummy blend of ingredients. Beef and lentils are accented with spiced turnip, raisins and figs. It is a hearty yet easy one-pot meal."
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1 1/4 pounds
lean beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
chopped dried figs
I loved the flavors but I don't have nutmeg so I changed nutmeg to fenugreek and it was delicious! I also used radish instead of turnip. What a wonderful smell! Mmmm. Thank you!
A little on the sweet side. I would reduce the amount of raisins and also chop the figs into very small pieces. For some reason, my meat turned out a bit too chewy, even though I followed the directions to a T. Perhaps next time I would shorten the browning time in the pan. That being said, it's an interesting twist on stew and has lots of great flavor.
I loved this but my husband did not, so I will make this for me on the nights he can not be home. Thank you for the recipe.
This is excellent - sweet and unique, my boyfriend couldn't get enough.
A fantastic combination of flavors. Great for those cooler fall nights when stews keep you warm from the inside. This one quickly became a favoritte in our family.
Flavor is a 5, but dish in not too colorful. I will make it again! I substituted potato and onion for turnip (no turnips at the local farmstand)
Very good! I took other member's advise and cut the figs really small. I am a true believer of flavor so I tripled the spices plus I added another 1/4 cup of turnip (3/4 cup). It was a really big hit! I cook for my boyfriend and our employee for LUNCH, everybody LOVED it. I also changed things around for the crockpot. I cooked the beef in the chicken stock (plus about 3/4 cup) in the crockpot overnight on the "warm" setting. Once I arrived at work (7:30am), I added the turnips and lentils and placed the cooker on low. About an hour before serving, I added the raisins and figs. Everyone loved it!
Yummy! I didn't have several of the ingredients, so had to substitute (sweet potato for turnip, assorted dried fruit for figs), but it was still a great recipe for using beef stew meat and lentils.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mawmenye (Lentils and Beef Stew)
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 160
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