This healthy and very tasty Vietnamese stew can be made on the stove top, in a slow cooker or in the oven. Bo Kho is a traditional vietnamese meal which is beef stewed with tomato, star anise, and lemongrass.
: 20 minutes
: 90 minutes stove top, 120 minutes oven or 4 hrs in a slow cooker
: 8 servings
1 kilo of stewing steak in cubed 4cm pieces
1 brown onion
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
3 carrots cut into 3cm slices
4 whole star anise
1 bay leaf
4 cm piece of ginger sliced or finely chopped
2 stems of lemongrass, pale section halved
400gm of diced tomatoes (or chop your own)
500ml (2 cups) beef stock
200gm green beans (approximately)
Fresh coriander and steamed rice to serve
FREEZING TIP: Cool at the end of step 5. Transfer to an airtight container. Label, date and freeze for up to three months. Thaw in the fridge overnight. Preheat oven to 180C. Reheat. Continue from step 6.
Copyright 2012,2013,2014 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226.