Thursday, December 18, 2014

Oxtail Stew

3 pounds Up Cut- oxtails

1 large onion chopped


1 garlic clove finely chopped

2 large carrots chopped into big chunks

2 large white potatoes chopped into chunks

3 sticks celery chopped

1 small can tomato paste

salt and pepper to taste

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1 bay leaf

Season the oxtails and coat them in flour. brown them with 1/4 cup oil in a large pot on high heat. in same pot add water to cover oxtail, adding salt and pepper, bay leaf and thyme and cook medium low heat for 2 hours.add carrots,celery, garlic and onion.cook one more hour.add potatoes and tomato paste stir very well. cook until potatoes are fork tender. There will be fat floating on the top just remove it with a spoon and let the stew sit for a while.