Okra Stew (Bamieh)

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound  beef or lamb (or combination of both), cubed
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 15 ounce can of tomato sauce (preferably Hunts)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 cups water
  • 1.5 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ lemon
  • 2 one-pound packages of frozen okra

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the meat and cook unit browned, approximately 8 minutes.
  2. Add the onion and cook until translucent. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant.
  3. Add enough water to just cover the meat, and simmer until the meat is tender, approximately 30-45 minutes.  Add more water if needed.
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Once the meat is tender add the spices, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and okra.  Bring to a boil and simmer until the okra is tender, approximately 30-45 minutes.

Serve with Rice Pilaf

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