• 1 pound beef tips
  • 4 tablespoons Sultan extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, diced (optional)
  • 2 14-ounce packages Ziyad Brand frozen okra

  • 1 teaspoon Ziyad Brand 7 spice blend
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon Ziyad Brand ground Black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ziyad brand ground coriander
  • 2 tablespoons Ziyad Brand Tomatoes Paste
  • 1-pound fresh tomatoes (4 vine

  • ripened tomatoes) chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped


Step 1

In a heavy pot over medium – high heat, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil, add the beef and cook for 4 – 5 minutes to searing and caramelize. Flip over and cook on all sides. Set the beef aside.

Step 2

In the same pot add the remaining olive oil along with the onions, garlic, and jalapeno if u sing and cook until soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add the tomato paste and cook for an additional minute.

Okra and beef stew

Step 3

Add the frozen okra, salt, pepper and 7 Spice and coriander to the garlic cilantro mixture and stir well, coating the okra with the mixture and breaking up the frozen okra. Cook for 5 minutes until the okra mixes well with the onion mixture.

Step 4

Add the fresh cut tomatoes and 4 cups of water to the pan. Then return the beef tips and mix to incorporate everything together. Lower heat to low and simmer covered for 15 minutes until sauce thickens and okra and beef are cooked through. sprinkle fresh cilantro for garnish.

Step 5

Serve over vermicelli rice or bread.

Okra and beef stew

Ramadan Recipes Your Family Will Love

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