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Bamia

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"Middle Eastern bamia (okra) stew. Healthy and delicious! Serve over white rice."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    2 hrs 15 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 30 mins

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir beef cubes in hot oil until browned on all sides, about 10 minutes. Add onion and garlic to beef; cook and stir until slightly tender and fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Stir water, tomatoes, okra, tomato puree, coriander, cumin, allspice, lemon juice, salt, and pepper into beef mixture. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until sauce thickens, about 2 hours.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • The sauce should thicken as it cooks. If it does not thicken, stir in 1/2 cup all-purpose flour.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 214 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.1 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 11.4 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 3.9 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 15.7 g
  • 31%
  • Sodium
  • 271 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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