Grison Beef Stew - Swiss
It was been posted for the ZWT-7 tour of Switzerland. This robust beef stew, from the mountainous Grison Region, is perfect to keep out winter chills.
- lbs beef brisket
- cabbage, large, leaves left whole
- tablespoon margarine
- ounces bacon, cooked and cubed
- cup onion, sliced
- bay leaves
- teaspoon salt
- teaspoon pepper, black, fresh ground
- pinch ground nutmeg
- cup red wine
- cup beef stock
How to Make Grison Beef Stew - Swiss
- 1Cut out the main stem of the cabbage and discard the thick stems of the outer leaves.
- 2Wash well and boil for 5 minutes in salted water, drain and reserve.
- 3Heat the butter in a heavy ovenproof casserole dish and fry the bacon and onions for 2 to 3 minutes.
- 4Add the bay leaves, salt, pepper and pinch of nutmeg.
- 5Cut the meat into thick slices and place on top of the bacon and onion mixture.
- 6Add the wine and beef stock, bring it to a boil and simmer for 1 hour.
- 7Now add a layer of cabbage leaves, cover tightly and simmer very gently for another hour.