Greek beef stew with orzo pasta & nutmeg (Giouvetsi)


    Greek beef stew with orzo pasta & nutmeg (Giouvetsi with mosxokarido)

    1kg beef

    ½ cup olive oil

    2 cups orzo pasta

    1 ½ cup tomato puree


    6 cups vegetable broth or water


    Black pepper freshly ground

    Cut the meat in 4 portions, wash and drain. Sauté in hot oil. Pour a cup of water and simmer until tender.
    In a pot pour the orzo pasta and sauté slightly, add tomato puree, nutmeg, salt and pepper and stir. Empty the pan contents into a ceramic or pyrex baking pan, add water and bake in pre-heated oven at 180οC for approximately 35 min.

    Serves 4