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How to make persian herb & beef stew (ghormeh sabzi)

One of the most delicious Persian dishes. Some consider it the national dish of Iran. Requires patience to prepare & very healthy if you don't sauté herbs - simply let them simmer in the stew. Enjoy!

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Wash your greens

Chop greens okay to chop them together

Chop greens okay to chop them together

Chop onions and brown with olive oil

Chop onions and brown with olive oil

Add stew meat, turmeric, salt and pepper

Add stew meat, turmeric, salt and pepper

Add greens and 2 cups of hot water

Add greens and 2 cups of hot water

Add tomato paste

Add tomato paste

Add dried lemons

Add dried lemons

Let simmer for an hour and a half on medium low heat

Let simmer for an hour and a half on medium low heat

Add kidney beans

Add kidney beans

The combination of herbs and dried lime is just divine and reminds me of Iran each and every time I prepare this meal for my family. Notice I didn't saut\u00e9 the herbs so nice and healthy.

The combination of herbs and dried lime is just divine and reminds me of Iran each and every time I prepare this meal for my family. Notice I didn't sauté the herbs so nice and healthy.

Make white basmati rice and Tadig! See my snapguide recipe for more! http://snapguide.com/guides/make-persian-rice-and-tadig/

Make white basmati rice and Tadig! See my snapguide recipe for more! http://snapguide.com/guides/make-persian-rice-and-tadig/

  • 2 lbs beef stew chunks
  • 1 large onion chopped & 1/2 cup chopped green onio
  • 4 dried limes
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 dried fenugreek
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 cup cooked kidney beans (canned)
  • Separately make white rice to serve with stew
  • Serves six to eight people