It’s another Recipe Wednesday and we are glad to see another week to serve you with fantastic dishes from all around Africa.
This week, we are in the Eastern part of Africa, in the largest city of the capital of the country also known as ‘little Italy’. We are in the city of Asmara, well known for its modernist Italian architecture. To see more and explore this city, click here.
Our recipe today is called Tsegna Zigni, which in English is a spicy beef stew.
If you like to try new things like I do, whip up your cooking tools and let’s get to work!
½ cup of oil
1 large onion, finely sliced
3 tsps berbere
1 pound stewing beef, cut into ½ inches or smaller
3 tsps tomato paste
1 tsp salt
In a pan, heat the oil. When hot, add the onions to sauteé until it turns golden brown.
Add the berbere and stir, after which you can add the beef, stirring all the onions and spice mix to coat it thoroughly.
Keep stirring for three minutes before adding the tomato paste, salt and four cups of water to the pan. Mix well.
Bring the stew to boil then reduce heat and simmer for twenty five minutes.
Serve with injera or any other type of bread.
Recipe credit: Casey Family Recipes
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