Egyptian Lahma Bil Basal (Beef in Rich Onion Sauce)
Ingredients2 h 20 m servings 394 cals
- Combine beef, butter, and canola in a large saucepan; cook and stir beef over medium heat until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add onions, chicken bouillon, bay leaf, salt, and pepper to beef; pour in water. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until beef is tender and onions have reduced into a thick sauce, at least 2 hours.
Per Serving: 394 calories; 24.9 g fat; 21.8 g carbohydrates; 21.3 g protein; 78 mg cholesterol; 673 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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My Egyptian husband tought me this recipe. We love it. He puts it over rice or pasta. I put it on mashed potatoes. But we cook it about 3 or 4 hours.
I love this one, but I do it a little differently. I add "seven spice" mix and use a pressure cooker. It gets done in 20-30 mins and is so tender that it falls apart. Over white rice, yummy!
This "Egyptian Lahma Bil Basal (Beef in Rich Onion Sauce)" recipe was very good but not so spicy (as would be obvious from the list of ingredients). I ended up throwing in 4 extra bay leaves be...
This is different than our normal evening meals - which is exactly what I was looking for! I wanted a stew, but not a traditional American type of dish. This was perfect for something differen...
Overall this was extremely yummy. I followed it to a T, my only negative to this whole dish is there was too much onion sauce and not enough meat. And it could account for a few things, 1: my on...
Easy, and tasted great! Even my picky family liked it. Reminded me of beef stroganoff, without the heavy dairy.