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Grison Beef Stew

Rated as 4.56 out of 5 Stars

"Here's a taste of Switzerland. This robust beef stew, from the mountainous Grison region, is perfect to keep out winter chills and to satisfy even the hungriest skier."
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2 h 30 m servings 372
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Cut out the main stem of the cabbage and discard the thick stems of the outer leaves. Wash well and boil for 5 minutes in salted water. Drain and reserve.
  2. Heat the butter in a heavy ovenproof casserole dish and fry the bacon and onions for 2 to 3 minutes. Add bay leaves, salt, pepper and a pinch of Nutmeg.
  3. Cut meat into thick slices and place on the bacon and onion mixture. Add wine and beef stock, bring to a boil and simmer for 1 hour. Now add a layer of cabbage Leaves, cover tightly and simmer very gently for another hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 372 calories; 23.1 14.9 19.8 60 394 Full nutrition

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This was surprisingly good. Served it to two people who said "cabbage is not my thing" and both said they would enjoy it again. Nice flavor, I served it with garlic/rosemary bread - warm, and ...

This was really tasty! What to do when you have stewing beef but the only vegetable left in the house is cabbage? More like a very chunky soup, the meat was so tender, and the flavours all merge...

We tried this today and loved it - will definitely be making it again. It gave the cabbage a wonderful flavour!

One of my favorite recipes on this site... I don't know why this isn't more popular. The wine and bacon flavors blend to make the meat and cabbage melt-in-your-mouth amazing.

A bit confusing, but worth a try! I used stew beef. I fried the bacon like I normally do and chopped it up. I boiled the cabbage in a large pot, then I used that pot to do everything else on the...

I completely agree with the reviewer marvelling that this wasn't more popular -- this is easy and delicious! the flavors are rich and smoky. My brisket was extra tough so I cooked it longer, oth...

This dish was tasty and so easy to make especially since I made it in a crock pot. The meat was tender and flavourful. Despite reading a few different reviews that the cabbage was good, I was e...