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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Mushrooms and Beef

Cooked finely chopped mushrooms add flavor and moistness to simple beef chunks; spiced with garlic and onion with rice pilav, they are a treat.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 250 g beef
  • 200 g mushrooms
  • 2 each, onion and garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • water
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp black pepper


Boil water in a pan, add beef pieces and cook the beef until it becomes tender.

In a frying pan fry the onions in olive oil. Add chopped garlic. Fry for 3 min. Add the tomato paste and fry for another 2 min.

Add mushrooms and 2 cups of water. Cook until the water is fully absorbed.

Add cooked beef to the pan and mix well. Cook for 5 min.

Serve hot with rice.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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