Serves 4


20 minutes

Total Time:

1 hr 45 minutes


  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 700g stewing steak, cut into chunks
  • 30g plain flour
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 75ml dry white wine
  • 300ml beef stock, home-made or shop-bought
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 150ml soured cream


  1. Heat up the COBB.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in the Frying Dish. Sprinkle the stewing steak chunks with the plain flour and brown well in three batches, adding an extra 1 tbsp oil for each batch. Set the browned meat aside.
  3. Add in the remaining 1 tbsp oil to the Frying Dish, followed by 1 large thinly sliced onion, 2 finely chopped garlic cloves, 1 green pepper and 1 red pepper, both finely sliced. Fry until softened, around 5-10 minutes.
  4. Return the beef to the pan with 2 tbsp tomato puré and 2 tbsp paprika. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  5. Add in 2 large diced tomatoes, dry white wine and beef stock. Cover and bake in the COBB for 1 hr 30 mins – 2 hrs. Alternatively, cover and cook it on the cobb for about an hour, removing the lid after 45 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle over 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley leaves and season well with salt and freshly ground pepper. Stir in 150ml soured cream and serve.

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