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Chakalaka Beef Stew

Slow-cooked beef stew; another one-pot winner for winter nights.


  • 1 kg stewing beef, cut into evenly sized pieces.
  • 65 ml cake flour
  • 60 ml (4 Tbsp.) sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 200 g rindless bacon, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 375 ml beef stock, hot
  • 1 x 115 g Rhodes Quality Tomato Paste Cup
  • 1 x 400 g can Rhodes Quality Chopped & Peeled Tomatoes
  • 1 x 400 g can Rhodes Quality Chakalaka Mild & Spicy
  • Salt and ground pepper



  1. Cut the beef into evenly sized pieces and toss in the flour, shaking off the excess.
  2. In a large saucepan, lightly brown the meat in 30 ml (2 Tbsp.) oil.
  3. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  4. Wipe the pan clean, heat remaining oil and add the onion and bacon.
  5. Fry for a few minutes until softened.
  6. Add the garlic and fry for a few more minutes.
  7. Return the meat to the saucepan.
  8. Add the beef stock.
  9. Add the Rhodes Quality Tomato Paste Cup, Rhodes Quality Chopped & Peeled Tomatoes and the Rhodes Quality Chakalaka Mild & Spicy.
  10. Cover with a lid or tinfoil and simmer for 2 hours or until the meat is tender.
  11. Season to taste, then serve with rice or mashed potatoes.

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