Stefato (Greek Pot-Au-Feu)

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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds lean beef, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 3/4 cup tomato paste
  • 3/4 teaspoon TABASCO® brand Original Red Sauce
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and mashed
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup coarsely broken walnuts
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, coarsely crumbled


In a 3-quart microwave-safe casserole, combine olive oil, beef, onion, and sugar. Cover and cook in microwave oven on high for 4 to 8 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, stirring once.

Add red wine, water, vinegar, tomato paste, TABASCO® Sauce, bay leaves, peppercorns, cinnamon, garlic, brown sugar and salt. Cook, covered, on high 6 minutes or until boiling. Stir. Cook, covered, on medium-high 15 to 20 minutes or until meat and onions are tender.

Let stand covered for 10 minutes. Remove bay leaves. When ready to serve, sprinkle each serving with walnuts and cheese.

Makes 4 servings.

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